Disease experts say the parents least likely to vaccinate their kids live in some of the most affluent neighborhoods in the country. They’re well-educated, and have exceptional access to healthcare. And while some pockets of low-income communities of color are “under vaccinated” for religious or financial reasons, studies published in places like the American Journal of Public Health show that the parents opting out for “philosophical reasons” are mostly white and mostly wealthy. Source: Money.com
And there's this "How the name “Karen” became an insult — and a meme. By Aja Romano@ajaromano Feb 5, 2020, 1:00pm EST: Karen: The anti-vaxxer soccer mom with speak-to-the-manager hair, explained
A recent study showed autism rates dropping among wealthy whites while increasing in minority groups. The Haves and the Have-nots have switched.
New Study Shows Rates Escalating Among Poor but Declining for Wealthy Whites in California
A startling new study out of the University of Colorado Boulder exposed an unexpected trend. Autism rates are escalating for African American and Hispanic families as well as economically disadvantaged families, while the rates for wealthy Caucasian families have declined.
Fig. 1: California – Statewide Autism – By Ethnicity and Birth Year
California - Statewide Autism - By Ethnicity and Birth Year
Read the article at SafeMinds here.
Don't forget Senator Richard Pan, author of SB277 in Califorina, and his "white privilege" comment regarding vaccine exemptions.