Listen: Measles, United States And Professor discussed on KCBS 24 Hour News
"Health officials say the national measles outbreak is spreading across California and one UC Berkeley, professor says it's easy to determine one of the major factors behind this health crisis. Reporter Cooper Rummell from radio dot com station KNX in Los Angeles with the story communities scattered throughout the US that lost their herd. Immunity to measles because so many parents have refused. Vaccinate their children. That is the case where someone with measles comes to the United States. They will introduce measles. And we will have the kind of outbreaks Arthur Ryan, Goldens, professor of epidemiology UC Berkeley school of public health. He says that is incredibly frustrating because measles was eliminated in the US twenty years ago. Now, there are four hundred sixty five cases nationwide including seventeen in California fortunate because the vaccine we have is very safe and effective. It's going to be difficult to eliminate the disease from the US again because her immunity is reached when roughly ninety five percent of the population vaccinated, and the anti vaccine movement"