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The Great Vaccination Debate

There are parts of the country where up to 20% of families are saying no to vaccines. (Photo by Bill Branson, courtesy of the National Cancer Institute)

Babies and young children get a lot more vaccines today than they did ten years ago. To most parents, its a chance to protect their children from more diseases. But there are pockets of places where lots of people are opting out of vaccines. Julie Grant reports that it has the Centers for Disease Control concerned:

An article on the debate from the New York Times

The CDC's page on vaccinations

More information on vaccines from Everyday Health

Producer: Julie Grant
Release Date: June 22, 2009
Running Time: 3:27

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