Vanderbilt hosts forum on the politics of vaccines

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt University is hosting a forum that will look at the political, medical and ethical debates surrounding childhood vaccines.

The forum will feature doctors and political scientists, including Anna Kirkland, an associate professor at the University of Michigan, who is the author of the forthcoming book "Vaccine Trials."

The event, which will be held from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on April 9, is free and open to the public. The forum is being hosted by the Vanderbilt Department of Political Science and the Program in American Studies. It will be held in Room 208 of Light Hall on the Vanderbilt campus.

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