In Letter To Trump, Groups Tout Vaccines As One Of ‘Most Significant Medical Innovations Of Our Time’
Over 350 organizations urge the president to support vaccines amid concerns that the anti-vaccination movement is gaining a powerful foothold in the White House.
The Washington Post:
More Than 350 Organizations Write Trump To Endorse Current Vaccines’ Safety
More than 350 organizations, including leading U.S. medical, advocacy and professional organizations, have sent a letter to President Trump expressing their “unequivocal support for the safety of vaccines.” The effort, organized by the American Academy of Pediatrics, reflects the growing alarm among a wide array of groups over Trump’s embrace of discredited claims about vaccine safety. After a meeting in January with Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a proponent of the debunked theory that vaccines cause autism, a Trump spokeswoman said he was considering creation of a commission on autism. (Sun, 2/8)