Tracing the origins of the anti-vaccine movement

A few years ago a measles outbreak that started at Disneyland has reached 14 states and infected more than 100 people. The disease had been considered eradicated in the U.S., but parents’ skepticism about the safety and usefulness of vaccines in recent years has made room for measles to spread.

A documentary done by Retro Report for The New York Times entitled Vaccines: An Unhealthy Skepticism, reveals the roots of the anti-vaccine movement.