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WNYC News

Where New York City Kids Are Not Getting Vaccinated

Friday, April 03, 2015

WNYC is the first to obtain access to vaccination rates in the largest public school system in the U.S. And now, you can look them up.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Politics of Vaccines

Friday, February 06, 2015

Potential 2016 candidates are weighing in on the measles outbreak and on whether vaccinations should be mandatory. We'll look at how what we can learn about them from their statements.

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On The Media

On the Anti-Vax Non-troversy

Friday, February 06, 2015

As the measles continue to spread across the country, the anti-vaccination movement swells to mount its steed, and Bob relates the debate not at hand.

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The Takeaway

How Fraud & Lazy Science Led Us to Vaccine Madness

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

A study linking autism to vaccines was debunked and retracted but the perception it created lives on. The journalist who exposed the faulty science weighs in.

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WNYC News

Religious Schools Lead the Vaccine Opt-Out List

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

In dozens of schools around metropolitan New York, more than 10 percent of students are unvaccinated for measles.

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The Christie Tracker Podcast

Governor Christie's London Mauling

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

London was calling. But things did not go well.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Vaccines and Herd Immunity, An Explainer

Monday, February 02, 2015

Measles was eradicated in the U.S. in 2000, but there are at least 102 reported cases of the disease this year. We'll hear what the anti-vaccination movement has to do with the outbreak.

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PRI's The World

No matter where in the world you are, opting out of childhood vaccines can be a catastrophic choice

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The new NOVA special, "Vaccines: Calling the Shots," explores the lingering global resistance to vaccination campaigns. Case studies from around the world explain just how bad the impact can be when groups opt out of childhood shots.

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WNYC News

Measles Cases Reach 20-Year High

Thursday, May 29, 2014

The majority are in Ohio but New York City's 26 cases are high on the CDC's list.

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WNYC News

Hunker Down or Head Out? Infant Parents' Dilemma in Measles Zone

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Waiting for the outbreak to clear, some parents are getting mixed signals about risk of exposure and what to do about it.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What You Need to Know About the Measles Outbreak

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Most at risk are people who have not received the MMR immunization vaccine, especially young children.

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