The Rise in Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

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Deadly childhood diseases once thought eradicated are making a comeback around the world. In some places, it's polio, where violence, religion and political paranoia have caused a drop in vaccinations. In the US, it's measles, where some parents have chosen not to vaccinate their children. We look at the reasons, the consequences and what might be done in the interests of public health. Also, the Supreme Court strikes down aggregate limits on campaign contributions, and former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld gets his close-up.

Banner image: PV2 Andrew W. McGalliard

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Kareem Maddox, Evan George