EP 942B - The Return of Measles
Summary: What can we do to stop this deadly disease from hurting our most vulnerable populations?With more than 700 cases of measles in 23 states, the U.S. is seeing its highest number of infections in 25 years. What can we do to stop this deadly disease from hurting our most vulnerable populations? Former FDA Associate Commissioner and President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, Peter Pitts dives into the measles outbreak and identifies the top three things responsible for this public health crisis. Plus, he addresses common health concerns about the vaccine and explains if it's actually safe. Bonus Why Does Springtime Make Some People Depressed?