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Bernadette Pajer doesn’t trust the pharmaceutical industry and she doesn’t trust vaccines, USA Today explains. The founder of a Washington state advocacy group says her dual distrust shouldn’t come as any surprise. She notes drug makers have a “pretty poor record over all” on safety and transparency. Not to mention the opioid crisis, though Pajer often does. Pajer is not alone. As distrust of the pharmaceutical industry grows, so too has the anti-vaccination movement. And that is a critical issue as the number of measles cases in the U.S. surges toward a record.

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