Two Doctors on How They Handle Unvaccinated Kids

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The re-emergence of measles has created a dilemma for pediatricians: what to do about parents who refuse to have their children vaccinated. Is it best to treat the unvaccinated kids, potentially putting other patients who visit their offices at risk? Or is it better to reject unvaccinated patients, though it means giving up the chance to support the child’s health and educate the parents? Two local doctors with different approaches explain their stances to Madeleine.

Credits

Guests:
Eric Ball - Pediatrician, Orange County, Leila Bozorgnia - Pediatrician, LA's West Side

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott