New study links rise of populism to anti-vaccines

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 12:00am


Jonathan Kennedy is the author behind a new study that links the rise of populism to skepticism over vaccines. Kennedy argues that measles outbreaks happened in European countries with populist governments due to a “profound distrust of elites and experts.” Host Carol Hills speaks with Kennedy about his new study and whether or not a similar trend can be found in the United States.