Ep. 41: Can We Get Back to Routine Vaccines? Please?
While the world is consumed with justifiable fears of COVID-19, measles, polio, and even diphtheria are finding pathways to resurgence. What is going on with those routine childhood vaccines? Are they really important right now? Karen and Nathan discuss this critical topic and what you can do to make sure we are preventing multiple health crises at once. Remember: we rely on each other. Links from the show: SIDS rates: https://vaxopedia.org/2020/06/22/has-sids-decreased-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/ Influenza vaccine hesitancy: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/06/200615092740.htm Slowing Coronavirus is Speeding Spread of Other Diseases: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/14/health/coronavirus-vaccines-measles.html Anti-vaxxers spread fear over future coronavirus vaccine: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/29/anti-vaxxers-fight-against-coronavirus