Center for Vaccine Development director Dr. Peter Hotez said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” that “far-right anti-vaccine aggression has caused 200,000 Americans” to lose their lives.
Hotez said, “Well, there is some credibility gap from the CDC, but I think it’s important not to conflate that with the attacks on prominent U.S. scientists. Let’s break it down into components. Component one is the fact that the far-right anti-vaccine aggression has caused 200,000 Americans since June, last June, to lose their lives because they were defiant of vaccines, so there is — and this is coming right out of the CPAC conference, vaccines are political instruments of control. Or, first, they’ll vaccinate you, then they’ll take your guns and Bibles away, quotes from members of