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(Webinar) Ask the Experts: Why Measles Rates are on the Rise


Measles is a highly contagious and vaccine-preventable disease that has been on the rise, both in the United States and globally. Missed routine immunizations due to the COVID-19 pandemic and growing mistrust in vaccines have contributed to a dangerous rise in cases. This webinar that provided an overview of the current state of measles in the U.S. and around the world. A panel of distinguished experts discussed the ongoing threat of measles, why vaccination is critical to prevent this extremely contagious disease, and the impact of vaccine hesitancy on declining immunization rates. A panel discussion by the experts was followed by a Q&A session.