Pacific Northwest Just One of a Dozen "Hotspots" Where Measles Outbreak Likely
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 996 , Segment 1
Episode: Measles Outbreak, Escape Rooms, Food Preferences,Llama Nanobodies
- Jan 30, 2019 11:00 pm
- 18:06 mins
Guest: Peter Hotez, Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and Co-Director of the Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, Author of “Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel’s Autism” The Governor of Washington has declared a public health state of emergency. There have been 36 confirmed cases of measles in Clark County, Washington, which borders Portland, Oregon. Another case has been confirmed in King County, which includes Seattle. Both areas are hotspots that vaccine researcher Peter Hotez has been warning for several years were at risk of a major outbreak. And there are a dozen other metropolitan areas around the country at similar risk.