the vaccine war

Interviews

Jenny McCarthy

Jenny McCarthy

She's an actress, celebrity and activist. Her son was diagnosed with autism following a series of vaccinations, and she's helped organize a movement of parents concerned about a vaccine-autism link.

Cynthia Cristofani, M.D.

Cynthia Cristofani, M.D.

A pediatric intensivist who takes care of children who need critical care, Cristofani decided to start documenting the rare cases of vaccine-preventable illness that turned up in her Portland, Oregon ICU.

Anthony S. Fauci

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.

He is an immunologist and the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases [NIAID].

Alvaro and Myrian Fontan

Alvaro and Myrian Fontan

They watched in anguish as their 40 day-old baby Vanessa -- not yet old enough for the pertussis vaccination -- fought for her life.

J.B. Handley

J.B. Handley

A businessman whose son was diagnosed with autism, Handley co-founded with his wife the autism advocacy site Generation Rescue.

Paul Offit

Paul Offit, M.D.

Co-developer of a vaccine for rotavirus, the leading cause of severe diarrhea in children, Offit is chief of the infectious diseases division at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Robert W. Sears, M.D.

Robert W. Sears, M.D.

A practicing pediatrician, he has developed an alternative vaccine schedule that differs from the CDC's. Sears is the author of The Vaccine Book: Making the Right Decision for Your Child.

posted april 27, 2010

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