Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1479 , Segment 4
Episode: Crack, Immigration Policy, Precrastination
- Nov 27, 2020 9:00 pm
- 16:56 mins
Guest: Michael Mina, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health One positive side-effect of the COVID-19 pandemic is there have been far fewer cases of measles. Last year, when we weren’t all quarantined and school was still in session, the US had its highest number of measles cases in decades. Most of the people who caught it were unvaccinated children and, gratefully, none of them died. So that fuels a perception among vaccine-hesitant parents that measles really isn’t that serious. (Originally aired Nov 11, 2019).