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The recent measles outbreak continues to ripple across the nation. Take a deeper look at the discussion around vaccinations with programs and news articles from PBS.

CDC Urges Measles Vaccinations
FRONTLINE

CDC Urges Measles Vaccinations

The number of people hit by a new outbreak of the disease climbs past 100.

Opting out of Vaccination Is 'Recipe for Outbreak'
PBS NewsHour

Opting out of Vaccination Is 'Recipe for Outbreak'

Parents who don’t vaccinate their children can put others at risk.

Public Perceptions of Vaccinations
NOVA Next

Public Perceptions of Vaccinations

Watch the Harvard School of Public Health's panel from this past September.

Tracing the Origins of the Anti-Vaccine Movement
PBS NewsHour

Tracing the Origins of the Anti-Vaccine Movement

Zachary Green considers the roots of the vaccine debate.

Immunity and Vaccines Explained
NOVA

Immunity and Vaccines Explained

Vaccines work with our immune system to keep us from getting sick.

Making Vaccines
NOVA

Making Vaccines

How are vaccines made? Create six vaccines in our virtual laboratory, using a different...

Should You Get the Pneumonia Vaccine?
Next Avenue

Should You Get the Pneumonia Vaccine?

New guidelines say those 65 and up need two shots to ward off this disease.

Could You Still Get Chickenpox, Measles or Mumps?
Next Avenue

Could You Still Get Chickenpox, Measles or Mumps?

Examine your ongoing risk of catching childhood diseases.

More Information on Vaccines

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Get more information on vaccines and immunizations.

National Institutes of Health
NIH

National Institutes of Health

The NIAID explains their role in vaccine research.

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NPR Health News

Health Link Resources

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