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Issue No. 11 - November (2017 vol. 50)
ISSN: 0018-9162
pp: 60-67
Roja Bandari , University of California, Los Angeles
Zicong Zhou , University of California, Los Angeles
Hai Qian , University of California, Los Angeles
Timothy R. Tangherlini , University of California, Los Angeles
Vwani P. Roychowdhury , University of California, Los Angeles
ABSTRACT
An analysis of more than eight years of data from vaccination forums on mothering.com shows that the antivaccination movement is well-organized and widely dispersed, and that it emerged long before concerns about immunity were expressed. The findings are evidence of a formidable challenge to the social norms surrounding vaccination.
INDEX TERMS
Vaccines, Blogs, Social network services, Diseases, Pediatrics, Government, Instruction sets
CITATION

R. Bandari, Z. Zhou, H. Qian, T. R. Tangherlini and V. P. Roychowdhury, "A Resistant Strain: Revealing the Online Grassroots Rise of the Antivaccination Movement," in Computer, vol. 50, no. 11, pp. 60-67, 2017.
doi:10.1109/MC.2017.4041354
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