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Medicine: Measles Epidemic / Vaccinations #1131361

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 20, 2018
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(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) CDC report on measles in 24 US & measles states reported; map shown.

(Rome: John Torres) The plummeting vaccination rate as the cause for this epidemic in Europe featured; details given about the growing anti-vaccine movement. [In Rome, Silvia ROSSETTI‡- talks about her measles while pregnant.] [Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital Dr. Alberto VILLANI†- calls the siutaion serious.] [European Commission Anca PADURARU†- comments on the measles vaccine issue.] The CDC warning about the US vaccination rate noted. [British Society for Immunology Dr. Doug BROWN†- says it could happen in the US.]

Balart, Jose Diaz;
Torres, John

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