News in Review Measles Resurgence: The Vaccination Controversy

News in Review Measles Resurgence: The Vaccination Controversy

For most of this century health officials thought they had measles under control. The development of a vaccine back in 1963 enabled mass immunization and much of the western world was declared measles-free. But in 2019 the disease made a big comeback in much of the world, including Canada. Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease that is spread through a virus. World Health Organisation officials say its comeback here can be attributed to vaccine-hesitancy.

  • 2020
  • 00:14:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/28/2020
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Edition
February 2020
Subjects
Communicable diseases -- Prevention [LCSH] Health attitudes [LCSH] Measles [LCSH] Medicine, Preventive -- Canada [LCSH] MMR vaccine [LCSH] Vaccination [LCSH] Health education [LCSH] Health services administration [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Medical sciences [LCSH]
Team
Michael Serapio (Host), Christine Birak (Journalist), Vik Adhopia (Journalist), Bethany Lindsay (Journalist), Farrah Merali (Journalist), Steven D'Souza (Journalist)
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