How Worried Should We Be? The Details On Measles, Mers & Whooping Cough

With the recent US outbreaks of Measles, Whooping Cough and Mers – should we be worried? Internal medicine specialist and UCLA School of Medicine professor Doctor Farhad Melamed joined us to answer questions around the diseases and if we should all be seriously concerned.

Beverly Hills Internal Medicine

 

 

MEASLES:   http://www.cdc.gov/measles/index.html

http://www.cdc.gov/measles/cases-outbreaks.html

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/measles/default.htm#safety

 

WHOOPING COUGH/PERTUSSIS:   http://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/about/index.html

http://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/outbreaks/trends.html

http://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/vaccines.html

 

 

MERS:           http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/infographic-mers-poster

http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/MERS/about/index.html

http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/MERS/about/prevention.html

 

This segment aired on the KTLA Morning News on Sunday, June 1 2014