U.S. Government Officials Weigh In On Measles Vaccination Debate

NPR: CDC Director: ‘Unfortunately, I’m Not Surprised’ By Measles’ Rise
“Robert Siegel talks to Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about the current measles outbreak in the U.S. and the government’s response…” (Siegel, 2/4).

Washington Post: The politics of the vaccination debate
In this video, “[t]he debate about mandated vaccinations has the political world talking. A spike in measles cases nationwide has President Obama, lawmakers, and even potential 2016 candidates weighing in on the vaccine controversy” (Kirkland, 2/4).

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