Feb. 20, 2020: Breaking Down Concerns Over Vaccines; Carter Wilson’s ‘The Dead Girl in 2A’

February 20, 2020
A registered nurse administers a vaccination to Jonathan Detweiler, 6, at the facility in Mount Vernon, Ohio.A registered nurse administers a vaccination to Jonathan Detweiler, 6, at the facility in Mount Vernon, Ohio.Paul Vernon / AP
A bill that adds requirements for parents who want to opt a child out of vaccinations advanced out of a state senate committee on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020.

As a bill that would restrict vaccine exemptions in schools advances in the state Senate, a sociology professor breaks down where vaccination concerns come from. Plus, how one teen is overcoming trauma and helping others. Later, Carter Wilson’s “The Dead Girl in 2A” is nominated for an award. Finally, what CPR News is hearing from voters ahead of Super Tuesday.