While the majority of Americans vaccinate their children, there are many parents who selectively choose the vaccines to be given or who decline vaccinations altogether. This Forum event, held a few days after the September 10 airing of the NOVA film Vaccines: Calling the Shots, 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.
Part of: Policy Controversies.
Presented in Partnership with Tangled Bank Studios, a film production company of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and in Collaboration with NOVA, PRI’s The World & WGBH
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