One-year-old Abel Zhang receives the last of three inoculations, including a vaccine for measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR), at the International Community Health Services Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in Seattle.
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One-year-old Abel Zhang receives the last of three inoculations, including a vaccine for measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR), at the International Community Health Services Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in Seattle.
Credit: AP Photo/Elaine Thompson

Will measles outbreak lead to more vaccinations?

The measles outbreak has been a big local and national story and Washington state is the epicenter.

Washington is one of 18 states that allow exemptions for vaccinations based on personal and philosophical reasons. On this episode of SoundQs we look at how people's views about vaccinations are changing in light of the recent measles outbreak.

Listen to the episode by clicking the play button above or on your favorite podcast app. SoundQs is a weekly podcast where our KUOW reporters tackle questions submitted by our listeners.

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