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Measles Outbreak in U.S. Contributes to the Rise of the Internet Censorship

The United States faces a measles outbreak of massive proportions as the second-highest number of cases have been reported for January to April of this year.  Some people have begun to blame anti-vaxxers as the cause of such outbreaks in the U.S., leading to censorship of anti-vaccination content online.  (Photo Credit: https://www.cdc.gov/measles/cases-outbreaks.html.)

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2019

Outbreaks of certain infectious diseases, including measles, appear to be on the rise in the United States, and in response, several social media platforms have taken action to silence anti-vaccination rhetoric on their sites. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there hav...

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