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In this latest podcast, we tackle the resurgence of Measles, vaccinations, and common anti-vaccination myths!Note regarding our talk on the polio vaccine: Following its mass production in 1955, certain pharmaceutical companies failed to properly inactivate the Salk vaccine, leading to over 250 reported cases of paralysis. Salk’s inactivated polio vaccine was the first developed, followed by the oral polio vaccine (OPV). OPV remained in use in the US until 1999 where it was replaced with an inactivated, injectable vaccine. However, OPV is still used in other countries around the world. Topics Common vaccination myths WHO's ten threats to global health in 2019 Teen secretly gets vaccinated, speaks to Senate Unvaccinated teen sues school for limiting his activity Facebook to ban anti-vaxx ads in new push against 'vaccine hoaxes' Measles returns to Costa Rica thanks to unvaccinated family Anti-Vaxx mom asks how she can protect her 3 year old from Measles outbreak Study on 657,461 children finds no link between autism and vaccines Keywords: vaccines, measles, immunology, anti-vaxxers, autism, Andrew Wakefield, myths, science, Ethan Lindenberger, kale, global health, chickenpox

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