Reporters should understand that the way they cover vaccines and vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks can influence the behavior of people, either helping them understand that vaccines are safe and necessary, putting them on-the-fence about vaccines, or scarring them away from getting vaccinated and protected.
The idea that the HPV vaccines are now being tested on infants is just another example of anti-vaccine propaganda. They are using a clinical trial of children and teens with recurrent respiratory papillomatosis to scare you away from vaccinating and protecting your children.
The Physicians for Informed Consent push propaganda to make you think that vaccine-preventable diseases, like measles, aren’t that bad and that vaccines are really, really dangerous.
Anti-vaccine websites use misinformation about vaccines, pseudoscience, conspiracy theories, propaganda, and a lot of fear to scare you away from vaccinating and protecting your kids.