A Project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center

False Narrative on Measles Outbreak

Rep. Mo Brooks and potential presidential hopeful Ben Carson both suggested a connection between illegal immigration and the spread of diseases such as measles in the United States.

Paul Repeats Baseless Vaccine Claims

Sen. Rand Paul gave false and misleading statements about vaccine safety in two separate interviews, including a claim that “many” children have developed “profound mental disorders” after vaccinations.