Mom blasts anti-vaxxers after newborn exposed to measles

A Pickering mother who lost a young daughter to a blood infection a little over two years ago is lashing out against those opposed to measles vaccination after her newborn was possibly exposed to the virus at a doctor’s office in Markham.

Jennifer Hibben-White took to Facebook Tuesday to say she is “angry as hell” at anti-vaccination believers after York Region Public Health informed her on Monday that she, her son, and her mother were “potentially exposed to the measles virus while attending a newborn weigh-in appointment at a Markham doctor’s office on Jan. 27.

Her infant, Griffin, who was 15-days-old at the time, has not yet been vaccinated for measles, as that procedure isn’t done before a child reaches 12 months.