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The Measles Outbreak
Why Vaccines Matter

September 12th, 2019 Part of: .

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums The Measles Outbreak: Why Vaccines Matter  Presented jointly with PRI’s The World & WGBH Noon-1pm ET ForumHSPH.org The U.S. officially eliminated measles nearly 20 years ago. Yet, this year, more than 1,100 cases have been reported, despite being preventable by vaccine. The CDC says the majority of Read More…

Breakthroughs in Disease Treatment
The Landscape Moving Forward

November 6th, 2017 Part of: .

Brief Video Highlight THE ANDELOT SERIES ON CURRENT SCIENCE CONTROVERSIES BREAKTHROUGHS IN DISEASE TREATMENT: The Landscape Moving Forward Presented jointly with NBC News Digital Monday, November 6, 2017 Cancer. Alzheimer’s. Precision medicine. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The opioid crisis. These are all areas that stand to benefit from boosted federal funding. On the other hand, other areas Read More…

The Ebola Disaster
How Did We Get Here and What's Next?

October 2nd, 2014 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] The current Ebola outbreak is the largest outbreak of the hemorrhagic disease in history, according to the CDC. How did we get here and what’s to be done to help the affected countries and to prevent further spread?

Vaccinating Children
Public Trust and Health

September 15th, 2014 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO]: This Forum event examined the drivers of public perceptions of vaccinations, the threats that vaccine-preventable illnesses pose, and the steps to be taken to restore trust in one of public health’s greatest weapons against infectious diseases.

Trust in Vaccines
Why It Matters

November 2nd, 2012 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event examined the importance of immunization, the safety of vaccines, and the consequences of vaccine hesitancy.

Bird Flu Research
Dangerous Information on a Deadly Virus

February 15th, 2012 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event examined questions raised by the publication of possibly dangerous information on bird flu transmission and explored security issues faced by labs legitimately working with this virus.