Measles in 2024: An Urgent Call to Action

With a significant number of reported measles cases in the United States and globally, this recent outbreak has sparked concern among both parents and healthcare professionals. In this podcast, we will be discussing the driving forces behind this outbreak, its impact on children’s health, and the preventive measures essential for keeping our communities healthy and safe. Dr. David Kimberlin, Professor and Co-Director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is joining me today on the podcast to shed light on this important public health concern. Thank you to our co-sponsor for this podcast, the Alabama Public Health Training Network at the Alabama Department of Public Health a community-based training partner of the Region IV Public Health Training Center.