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This Nurse Was Fired After Posting About a Patient's Measles on an Anti-Vaxxer Page


A Texas nurse was recently fired for sharing information about a patient on an anti-vaxxer Facebook page — and by stating that she hopes she could bring the illness back home to infect her own 13-year-old child.

She wrote about a young boy who came into her care with a case of measles so severe that it "scared" her, but she told other members in her group that it still didn't change her stance on being opposed to vaccinations.

Texas Children's Hospital in Houston terminated the nurse's position after learning of the posts she made to the "Proud Parents of Unvaccinated Children-Texas" Facebook page.