Watch: A dialog on kids’s well being and vaccines
Regardless of rising numbers of outbreaks of infectious ailments which are straightforward to vaccinate in opposition to, the anti-vaccination motion nonetheless has an outsized presence in Texas and key allies within the Texas Legislature.
The Texas Tribune is happy to current, in partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Protect of Texas, a three-part sequence of conversations on the place the state is headed on well being care. Be a part of us for 2019’s first installment of this sequence: a dialogue on how and why the anti-vaccination motion has taken off in Texas, what the ramifications have been, and the way well being care professionals are pushing again to deflate harmful and deceptive messaging.
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Our panelists are:
- Peter Hotez, co-director of the Texas Youngsters’s Hospital Middle for Vaccine Improvement
- Rekha Lakshmanan, director of advocacy and public coverage for The Immunization Partnership
- Umair Shah, government director of Harris County Public Well being
Emily Ramshaw, editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune, will reasonable this occasion.