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Medicine: Measles / Vaccinations #1078499

CNN Evening News for Monday, Feb 02, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) New CDC numbers on the measles cases in the US cited. [President OBAMA - says measles is preventable & vaccinations are safe.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Atlanta: Elizabeth Cohen) The high contagion of measles, how immunity works by age group, the risk of measles infection discussed.

(Ladera Ranch, California: Randi Kaye) How some people are opposed to vaccinations examined; scenes shown from a California doctor's office & efforts to protect the offices from measles exposure; details given about vaccination waivers. [California pediatrician Dr. Eric BALL@- backs vaccines.] [Mother Allison WIEMANN@- talks about her son's reactions to vaccines.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with pediatrician Dr. Tim Jacks@, whose children cannot get the vaccine due to illness & age. [JACKS - explains why all kids need to be vaccinated to protect his own kids.] [Earlier, vaccine refuser Dr. Jack WOLFSON@- opposes vaccinating his children.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Cohen, Elizabeth;
Kaye, Randi
Duration:
00:13:50

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