Studies show a strong correlation between votes for populist parties and doubts that vaccines work

Populist vote 2014 European parliament elections

50

There have been surges in measles cases and deaths in Greece, Italy and France

45

Italy

40

35

Greece

30

UK

Denmark

25

France

20

Austria

Ireland

15

Germany

Finland

Netherlands

10

Sweden

Spain

5

Belgium

Portugal

0%

10

15

20

5

0%

Respondents who do not believe

vaccines are effective 2015

Respondents who do not believe vaccines are effective 2015

20

Italy

France

Greece

15

There have been surges in measles cases and deaths in Greece, Italy and France

Austria

10

Spain

Germany

UK

Ireland

Sweden

Netherlands

5

Belgium

Denmark

Finland

Portugal

0%

0%

5

10

15

20

25

30

35

40

45

50

Populist vote 2014 European parliament elections