Dr. Sears: Zero Measles Deaths in Last 15 Years; Hundreds of MMR Vaccine Deaths

Amid the hysteria of the Washington state measles outbreak, in which the governor has declared a state of emergency, perspective has been lost. News reports about the story are guaranteed to include the fearmongering “measles can be fatal” but while that’s technically true, measles hasn’t caused a death since 2003.…

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Is the Washington/Oregon Measles Outbreak Among Fully Vaccinated Children?

Over 35 cases of measles reported around Portland, Oregon and in nearby Clark County, Washington have compelled Washington’s governor to declare a state of emergency. Really. People are hysterical about a few cases of a disease that was normal and self-limiting just a few decades ago. Pop culture references like…

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