Italy's vaccine debate shows anti-establishment sway
ROME (AP) — In Italy, the fight against measles has moved from the doctor's office to the political battleground.
The nation is facing one of its worst epidemics of measles in recent years, reporting a six-fold increase in cases last year that accounted for a quarter of all the cases in Europe.
And yet the government's response — a new law requiring parents to vaccinate their kids against measles and nine other childhood diseases — has become one of the most divisive issues going into March 4 general elections.
Public health authorities are incredulous that the small but loud anti-vax... read more
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