A disease that has been eradicated for several years, measles, is creating a public health problem in the United States. Indeed, New York City has ordered vaccination against a recent measles outbreak since 700 cases were reported in a matter of weeks. The sharing of wrong facts, fake news and disinformation are said to be at the center of this most recent epidemic. A look at one of WHO's greatest enemies: mistrust of vaccines.
To meet the needs of the more than 8,000 children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and who attend specialized classes in the Quebec public school system, the Justine and Florence Foundation is launching a distinctive fundraising campaign that relies on solidarity, technology and creativity, in order to provide them with 3,000 electronic tablets.
Last year, Isabelle Guertin undertook with her autistic students the realization of a fantastic film of about twenty minutes. The project will culminate with the big premiere, next April, in front of students and parents!