Measles Outbreak Reported at Texas Megachurch

A measles outbreak reported at Texas megachurch where pastor preached against child vaccinations. CNN says there have been at least 16 cases that originated at the church, including nine children. The pastor of the church, Kenneth Copelan, has long preached against child vaccinations and has linked vaccinations to autism. Take a look:



NBC News reports that the number of cases at the Eagle Mountain International Church has grown to 21 and is expected to continue to climb. NBC says the pastor's daughter, Terri Pearsons, is now urging followers to get vaccinated.

Posted on August 28, 2013

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