Anti vaxxers are blamed for dangerous surges in diseases. What do they really believe?

There’s a growing, potentially catastrophic threat to the future of public health – but it’s not what you think.

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Conspiracy Files: Vaccine Wars on BBC Select

The anti-vaccine movement started 20 years ago, when former British doctor Andrew Wakefield made fraudulent and harmful claims. In doing so, he created the most dangerous conspiracy on Earth. This timely film looks at how the ‘anti-vaxx’ message is spreading too quickly to quarantine.

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