Vaccines

John Oliver makes case for vaccines using infant son’s health struggles

For everyone who believes vaccines are dangerous, Sunday’s Last Week Tonightspent half an hour arguing the opposite.

John Oliver tackled the anti-vaccination movement with a lengthy segment on this week’s show, in which he condemned everything from Internet memes to actor Rob Schneider for spreading misinformation about medical myths.

His list of guilty parties included President Trump, with Oliver calling him a “megaphone” for anti-vaxxers. The president has previously repeated the widely-debunked claim that vaccines cause autism, and earlier this year, vaccine skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. told reporters that Trump expressed interest in him leading a “vaccine safety commission.”

“Despite (vaccines’) success, small…