Jimmy Kimmel gets a bunch of doctors to set anti-vaccinators straight

Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel has a very clear message for the parents: get your kids vaccinated.
Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel.

The American talk show host and new dad – who is known for his cheeky video spoofs – didn’t stray away from his signature style in his latest video offering.

In his opening monologue Kimmel said that in LA there are schools in which 20 per cent of the children aren’t vaccinated “because parents here are more scared of gluten than they are of smallpox.”

To highlight the importance of immunisation the host had a bunch of doctors tape a PSA segment for Jimmy Kimmel Live to set anti-vaccinators straight.

Here is how it went down… WARNING: This video contains words that may offend.

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