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Medicine: Vaccine Fears / Measles #835343

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 02, 2006
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) CDC statistics on children under three who have not been vaccinated cited. "New England Journal of Medicine" article on vaccination mentioned.

(New York: John McKenzie) How people in communities are placed at increased risk from diseases carried by those not vaccinated examined; details given of the case of a girl from West Lafayette, Indiana, who contracted the measles in Romania & infected 38 people in her church upon her return. [Vaccine opponent Nancy GALGANO†- explains why her daughter has not been vaccinated.] [Measles patient Scott SCHNEIDER†- describes his symptoms.] [Pastor Delmar BROERSMAN†- explains the town's frustration.] [University of Michigan health system Dr. Gary FREED†- cites the chances of contracting a disease.]

Sawyer, Diane;
McKenzie, John

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