Dr. Allison Arwady: What you need know about the measles outbreak

Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder

Measles, mumps and rubella vaccines are seen at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y., Wednesday, March 27, 2019. The county in New York City’s northern suburbs declared a local state of emergency Tuesday over a measles outbreak that has infected more than 150 people since last fall, hoping a ban against unvaccinated children in public places wakes their parents to the seriousness of the problem. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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Dr. Allison Arwady, Chief Medical Officer for the Chicago Department of Public Health, joins the Bill and Wendy show to discuss the nationwide measles outbreak. Dr. Arwady breaks down how the disease is transmitted, its signs and symptoms and how the vaccine works.

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