Listen: Tree, Andrew Wakefield And Rockland County discussed on All Things Considered
"Doctor. He's a TV producer. He made an anti vaccine movie with Andrew Wakefield, the British doctor who insinuated in a study that the measles vaccine autism correlated the medical journal retracted the article he lost his license yet. Big trees messages are echoed by seemingly disparate groups of people who oppose vaccines from Tra orthodox Jewish residents to liberal leaning parents at private schools. Remember what big tree said about his God making him perfect? It's the same refrain used in an affidavit from parents of an unvaccinated child in Rockland county who'd been barred from attending a secular private school. We believe that are was created perfectly and the injection of foreign substances is against our religious beliefs. And this idea came up again last week in orthodox Williamsburg has these aren't perfect where a young civic mother named giddy described why she doesn't Faxon eight her five children. My child. That's perfect envy. Dr Peter hotels is vaccine expert whose closely tracked the anti vaccination movement. This is predatory behavior specifically targeted at Jews Jewish children who is the father of an autistic child, and the author of a book vaccines did not cause Rachel's autism, the vaccine movement is no very opportunistic. So the like dentist groups were they think they can make progress in stopping vaccinations, they've chosen now to specifically target the orthodox Jewish community. Tree denies this dangerous. I think it's my my duty as an American journalist should tell people the truth instead of the cover up. There have been four hundred sixty five measles cases across the country. So far this year eighty four percent of those in the ultra orthodox communities of New York where at least twenty one have"