“Anti-vaccine sentiment has been building for decades, a byproduct of an internet humming with rumor and misinformation; the backlash against Big Pharma; an infatuation with celebrities that gives special credence to the anti-immunization statements from actors like Jenny McCarthy, Jim Carrey and Alicia Silverstone, the rapper Kevin Gates and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. And now, the Trump administration’s anti-science rhetoric.” NYT: How Anti-Vaccine Sentiment Took Hold in the United States. “Science has become just another voice in the room.”

+ NBC: How anti-vaxxers target grieving moms and turn them into crusaders.