With uptick in measles cases, the government is inoculating against anti-vaxxers
Mar 5, 2019

With uptick in measles cases, the government is inoculating against anti-vaxxers

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Medical experts are blaming the most recent outbreak of measles in the Pacific Northwest on vaccine skeptics, and the government's crusade against misinformation is in overdrive. Britain's central bank sets up an auction for euros ahead of Brexit. Fears of an economic slowdown put a damper on China's big government meeting this week. And for all the plaudits about the gig economy, it turns out — surprise — people like to have steady, full-time jobs.

Today's show is sponsored by the Alliance for Lifetime IncomeKronos and the University of Florida Warrington College of Business.

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Measles are preventable and costly, health officials say

Mar 5, 2019
There have been over 150 measles cases detected nationwide, including dozens of young children in the Pacific Northwest.
There have been over 150 measles cases detected nationwide, including dozens of young children in the Pacific Northwest.
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Medical experts are blaming the most recent outbreak of measles in the Pacific Northwest on vaccine skeptics, and the government’s crusade against misinformation is in overdrive. Britain’s central bank sets up an auction for euros ahead of Brexit. Fears of an economic slowdown put a damper on China’s big government meeting this week. And for all the plaudits about the gig economy, it turns out — surprise — people like to have steady, full-time jobs.

Today’s show is sponsored by the Alliance for Lifetime IncomeKronos and the University of Florida Warrington College of Business.

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