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Reader: Jenny McCarthy's Vaccines-Cause-Autism Scare Led to Measles Outbreak

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Our post revealing that Colorado is dead last among states when it comes to the number of kindergartners getting inoculated against measles rapidly turned into a platform for debate about falling vaccination rates. This reader thinks she knows who to blame.

See also: Measles Outbreak: Vaccination Rates Across the U.S. -- and Colorado's Terrible Performance

Teri Daly writes:

You can blame it on measles mouth Jenny Mccarthy, She spread the whole vaccines-cause-autism scare and started the recent anti vacc movement and she is a right wing Republican nut job.

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