1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Narrator, Sharon Washington ; interviewees, Daryl Efron, Simon Fensterszaub, Dan Geschwind, Heidi Larson, Amy Middleman, Gustav Nossal, Paul Offit, Ingrid Scheffer, Alison Singer, Brian Zikmund-Fisher, Jane Zucker
Director of photography, Harry Panagiotidis ; editors, Wayne Hyett, Mark Atkin ; Original music, Peter Dasent
Diseases that were largely eradicated in the U.S. a generation ago - including whooping cough, measles, mumps - are returning, in part because nervous parents are skipping their children's shots. This takes viewers around the world to track epidemics, explore the science behind vaccinations, and shed light on the risks of opting out. The vast majority of Americans - more than 90% - vaccinate their children. Yet many people have questions about the safety of vaccines.
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