Repeating calls from the White House and the Center for Disease Control, Smith said, “Please, please get your measles vaccinations as the outbreak spreads even further.”

“Hello, science?!” he said. “A lot of you want to talk about science deniers, that’s what you are people! You non-vaxxers, you’re science deniers! That’s it!”

The anchor explained that measles was officially “eliminated” from this country in the year 2000, but more and more parents have recently been refusing to vaccinate their children, citing “all kinds of weirdness, including a possible link to autism, which science says does not exist.”