What Changes an Anti-Vaxxer's Mind?

May 24, 2015

Credit Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

A screaming baby receiving their shots is never a pleasant sight, but failing to vaccinate is dangerous. In this segment, host April Sorrow speaks to Dr. Karen Hilyard, Assistant Professor of Health Promotion and Behavior in the College of Public Health. She explains how frightening messages about the flu can’t scare people into getting their shots, but watching the president do it, regardless of political affiliation, does the trick.