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The Psychology of Anti-Vaxxers

Image credit: Tom and Katrien, flikr CC 2.0

Image credit: Tom and Katrien, flikr CC 2.0

Skyler Smoot, a cooing, smiling 12-week-old baby, is in danger. His brown eyes sparkle, his toes wiggle, his hands wave, but his health lies at the heart of a controversy between parents and doctors.

“I’m just afraid, you know?” his mother, Jacklyn, says. “I’m afraid of what could happen to him.”

Skyler isn’t vaccinated.

Read the full story in The Atlantic