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Medicine: Measles / Vaccinations / A Discussion #1077851

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 23, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The measles outbreak that started at Disneyland noted.

(No location given: Elizabeth Cohen) The problems resulting from the anti-vaccination movement examined; details given about the research by British scientist Andrew Wakefield that started it all. [Actress Jenny McCARTHY - links her son's autism to vaccination.] [Vanderbilt University Dr. William SCHAFFNER - says you get pockets of the unvaccinated.] [Two WOMEN - explain opposing vaccinations.] [On CNN, WAKEFIELD - defends his research.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; studio: Sanjay Gupta) The issue of vaccinations against disease & that vaccines do not cause autism discussed. [NYU Langone Medical Center's Dr. Art CAPLAN - explains what happens with infections for those no vaccinated: the community & public health reasons; state sit is sad some doctors are opposed to vaccinations.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Cohen, Elizabeth;
Gupta, Sanjay

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