Childhood diseases once thought eradicated are back due to unvaccinated children
Recent outbreaks of mumps and measles in Ohio highlight the debate over vaccinations against such diseases. People choosing not to vaccinate their children are helping diseases once thought eradicated to make a comeback across the United States. Dr. Marilyn Crumpton, director of School and Adolescent Health for the Cincinnati Health Department; Dr. Robert Frenck, professor of Pediatrics in the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center?'s Infectious Diseases Division; and Dr. Dennis Cunningham, a member of the Section for Infectious Diseases at Nationwide Children?s Hospital in Columbus, and associate professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Ohio State University College of Medicine, join us to discuss childhood vaccinations.