(CNN)The wife of White House communications chief Bill Shine said Wednesday that childhood diseases such as measles “keep you healthy & fight cancer.” In a series of tweets echoing anti-vaccination views she’s espoused publicly for years, Darla Shine lamented the fact her children had received the MMR vaccine, which guards against measles, mumps and rubella. She added that people of her generation — the Baby Boomers — were healthier now because they had measles as children. “I had the #Measles #Mumps #ChickenPox as a child and so did every kid I knew – Sadly my kids had #MMR so they will never have the life long natural immunity I have,” Shine tweeted, adding, “Come breathe on me!” “The entire Baby Boom population alive today had the #Measles as kids,” Shine tweeted later. “Bring back our #ChildhoodDiseases they keep you healthy & fight cancer.” Shine’s husband, Bill Shine, is the White House deputy chief of staff for communications and was a former Fox News president. He exited his position at Fox News amid allegations he had mishandled reports of sexual harassment at the network. He accepted the senior position in President Donald Trump’s White House last summer. Read More Darla Shine’s… Read full this story
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