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Speaking up for vaccination: five minutes with…Peter Hotez

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: (Published 03 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5117
  1. Sophie Arie
  1. London, UK

The professor and dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, in Texas, explains to Sophie Arie why he’s written a book about his daughter

“I became alarmed at the sharp drops in vaccine coverage. Children are now dying because of the “anti-vax” movement. Most of the children who died in the latest influenza epidemic in the US weren’t vaccinated.1

“The anti-vax movement is extremely well organised, with huge funding and bandwidth. There are 480 …

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