Paul A. Offit is a professor of pediatrics and director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He is the author of Pandora’s Lab: Seven Stories of Science Gone Wrong (National Geographic Press, April 2017).

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BARK WITH A BITE

Rabies is, for all intents and purposes, 100 percent fatal for humans. And yet fears of autism appear to be behind the latest anti-vaccination craze targeting dogs.

MEMORY LANE

When I was a child, I was part of a group of boys who played sports in an abandoned lot. Recently, we reunited and were faced with questions unlike those asked at most reunions.