Measles, Vaccination, and the Tragedy of the Commons

After having been virtually eliminated in the United States in the year 2000, measles have made a comeback, with nearly 150 cases in 17 states and nearly 30 confirmed cases of the illness in the Canadian provinces of Ontario, Quebec, and Manitoba. Blame for the current measles outbreak has largely fallen on the “anti-vaxxers” and, more specifically, … Continue reading Measles, Vaccination, and the Tragedy of the Commons