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Connections: Vaccine Awareness


Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein sparked a wave of headlines about vaccines when she praised vaccines, but then said that Americans no longer trust regulatory agencies that approve vaccines. Stein said that there are "real questions" about vaccines and vaccine schedules. She has been roundly condemned by doctors, but she's not the only presidential candidate to dispute the facts on vaccines (Donald Trump has, too.).

This month, the medical community is pushing vaccine awareness, urging everyone to understand the facts and the tremendous benefits of vaccines. Our guests discuss it:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
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