The Vaccine Debate

Série : A Question of Evidence

Dr. Brian Ward, Professor of Medicine & Microbiology at McGill University offers the Canadian perspective on vaccines and the Anti-vaccine movement including its origins and its possible impact on vaccination efforts.

Dr. Paul Offit, Professor of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia discusses "The Philadelphia Measles Epidemic of 1991". The epidemic centered on two fundamentalist churches that refused vaccinations as well as medical care, choosing prayer instead. Offit examines how the public health, legal, and religious communities responded to this outbreak .

Production : Université McGill

Année de Production : 2015

Durée : 60 min

Thématique abordée


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