February 6, 2015

Video: What Politicians Aren’t Saying About Vaccinations

By Erica R. Hendry

After a measles outbreak sickened more than 100 people in 14 states, a number of politicians have spoken out about the disease and protecting people from it.

But by and large, they’re avoiding broader questions about vaccination policy, for measles and for other diseases.

“There are a number of politicians who are very carefully talking about how great vaccines are but they aren’t talking about whether they should be … more mandated or whether personal belief exemptions should be taken away,” NPR‘s Tamara Keith said on our Friday roundup.


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