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Flu, measles vaccines study and spider bites

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Outbreak News This Week

Outbreak News This Week


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In the first segment, host Robert Herriman got us up to snuff on the latest on the flu season here in the United States.

He talked to Nicky Klein, MD, PhD, lead author of a12-year measles vaccines safety study and co-director at the Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center in Oakland, CA.

In the second segment, retired research associate from the University of California in Riverside and lead author of a study that says that spiders are “scapegoated” as the cause of bacterial infections in humans, Richard S. Vetter, came on the show to talk about his research and explain why spiders are getting a bad rap.