Jimmy Kimmel Gets Doctors to Tell Anti-Vaxxers What They Should Already Know

Jimmy Kimmel Gets Doctors to Tell Anti-Vaxxers What They Should Already Know
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There's no doubt the anti-vaccination movement has impacted — and more than that, harmed — America. Truth and science aren't on anti-vaxxers' side. The movement has become a target for late night hosts, including, as of last week, Jimmy Kimmel.

Who should you be listening to, Kimmel asked of his audience: Facebook posts from friends? Or actual doctors? The answer should be clear. Luckily, Kimmel and his team got a team of doctors together (on their days off, no less), all to tell the audience "to do something we've been doing for a century."

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These doctors are furious. 

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In Pakistan, people not vaccinating their children for polio are getting arrested. So why is this an issue again in America? That's the frustrating question these doctors — and, likely, doctors around the country — are asking themselves.

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But seriously, how much clearer can you get?

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Kevin O'Keeffe

Kevin is the arts editor at Mic, writing about inclusion and representation in pop culture. He is based in New York and can be reached at kevin@mic.com.

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