Amanpour and Company

Dr. Paul Offit on the Need for Vaccination

Clip: 04/17/2019 | 2m 57s Video has closed captioning.

Measles is making a comeback, with infections up 300% in 2019 compared to last year. In poorer countries, this is often due to limited healthcare access, but in the US, avoiding vaccinations is often an active choice driven by false information. Paul Offit is a pediatrician and vaccine expert, and he joins the program from DC to urge parents to vaccinate their children.

Aired: 04/17/19

Rating: NR

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