Vaccines have changed our world by ending diseases that cost 1000s (millions?) of lives in the past. But, a culture of fear has evolved around vaccines which now threaten medical progress. I thought that this article was worth sharing, The True Cost of Not Vaccinating: The return of measles (from the Boston Globe Magazine).
Public health is one of our One Book themes this year (see our WWZ One Book site). We will be organizing a campus-wide game that will model a pandemic at the end of this month. Check it out: World War M: Moraine’s Zombie Apocalypse.