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More Texans say no to vaccines

Hot spots of unvaccinated Texas students are frustrating because "there's clearly no link between vaccines and autism," says fellow Peter Hotez in a story on the growing number of parents forgoing vaccines for their children. Dallas Morning News: https://bit.ly/2vFlR5R