The state of the antivaccine movement in the United States: A focused examination of nonmedical exemptions in states and counties

PLoS Med. 2018 Jun 12;15(6):e1002578. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002578. eCollection 2018 Jun.


In a Policy Forum, Peter Hotez and colleagues discuss vaccination exemptions in US states and possible consequences for infectious disease outbreaks.

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Vaccination Movement / statistics & numerical data*
  • Anti-Vaccination Movement / trends
  • Disease Outbreaks / prevention & control*
  • Disease Outbreaks / statistics & numerical data
  • Health Policy / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Health Policy / trends
  • United States / epidemiology

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