Robert De Niro appeared on the Today Show to discuss his baby, The Tribeca Film Festival, that is now is celebrating its 15th year.
De Niro and producer Jane Rosenthal, both cofounders of the popular film festival, commented on the decision to pull the anti-vaccination film “Vaxxed” from this year’s lineup.
De Niro says, “I think the movie is something that people should see,” and he questions statistics on vaccine-preventable diseases.
The Canadian government is shipping 800 vials of its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization in Geneva on Monday.
The WHO will be in charge of deciding how and where the vaccine will be distributed, said the Public Health Agency of Canada, on Saturday.
The vaccine is undergoing clinical trials at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in the United States, it said. Continue reading