Vaccines have become a hot topic this week, as a measles outbreak has U.S. politicians rushing to take sides on the issue of vaccination. President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have come out as saying science supports vaccines, while New Jersey governor Chris Christie commented that parents should have a choice on whether to vaccinate their children.
There’s lots of information floating around about vaccines, their effectiveness, and their side effects. On Tuesday, we held a live Twitter chat with Dr. Ari Brown from the American Academy of Pediatrics answering your questions about vaccines, measles, and more.
Missed the chat? Read a recap here! You can also follow Dr. Brown on Twitter here.