The Vaccine Thing

Many posts have discussed Trump’s support for the discredited notion that vaccines cause autism. (He also has a bad record on disability issues more generally.) The story that Trump might appoint anti-vaccine activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to head a presidential commission — whether on vaccines or autism — has provoked widespread reactions.Laurie Garrett writes at Newsday:Given Trump’s interest in Russia, he might be interested to know that the first claims of an association among…

via Autism, Vaccines, and Trump: The Hits Keep Coming — Autism Policy and Politics

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