NYC Ebola survivor Dr. Craig Spencer – video and lessons learned

Check out this video of Dr. Craig Spencer describing his time treating Ebola in Guinea and then contracting the disease himself in NYC. More info here.

He writes about his illness as a missed opportunity for the news media to educate the public about the disease. “After my diagnosis, the media and politicians could have educated the public about Ebola. Instead, they spent hours retracing my steps through New York and debating whether Ebola can be transmitted through a bowling ball.”

Video: 7 Biggest measles myths debunked!! #vaccine @ColumbiaMSPH

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health – Seven Myths About Measles

Melissa Stockwell, MD, MPH, a pediatrician and assistant professor of Population and Family Health at the Mailman School of Public Health and assistant professor of Pediatrics at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, both at Columbia University, debunks seven common myths about measles and vaccination.

The AMAZING Dr. Anthony Fauci on public health and vaccinations #RachelMaddowShow

Anti-Vaccination: An Extreme Public Health Risk | msnbc

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, talks with Rachel Maddow about the health risks associated with not being vaccinated, and the importance of dispelling the myths behind the anti-vaccination argument.