Discussion of measles outbreak today at 1:35 pm on KOMO-Seattle

May 26th, 2011 → 12:53 pm @ // No Comments

According to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Washington State has one of the highest school-immunization exemption rates in the country — and the current measles outbreak that’s spreading across the country has reached there as well.

Today at 1:35 pm PST, I’ll be on KOMO-Newsradio AM 1000/97.7 FM to talk about the ways in which declining vaccination rates have contributing to the situation. If you’re not in the station’s broadcast range, you can also listen online.

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2 Comments → “Discussion of measles outbreak today at 1:35 pm on KOMO-Seattle”

  1. Ottoschnaut

    13 years ago


  2. Maple

    13 years ago

    The author is a apparently a doctor in the field of economics, and may be biased in her reporting, so I would take this expensive to read article with a grain of salt. Reminds me of the old “if your parents own a vacuum cleaner your more likely to go to university” correlation vs causation example from the abstract. Too bad we just can’t focus on the real science.

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    Dr. Gayle DeLong is a parent of two girls with autism. Starting in May 2005, her family began biomedical interventions to treat the girls’ illness. Both girls have benefited greatly from supplements, diet, chelation, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Gayle holds a Ph.D. in international business and finance from New York University as well as an International Master’s in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina. She teaches international finance at Baruch College, City University of New York. She serves on SafeMind’s research committee. She has attended rallies in Washington, DC to promote safer vaccines and spoken against adding vaccines to New Jersey’s mandated schedule at a public hearing in Trenton, NJ. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Morristown, NJ.


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