Going Viral: Measles in Samoa, Uber Safety Data, Yuletide Insults

Going Viral: Measles in Samoa, Uber Safety Data, Yuletide Insults

Skimm This - December 6, 2019 - 13:27

Health officials in the island nation of Samoa are fighting a deadly measles outbreak. We’ll explain why anti-vaxxers in Samoa and in the US could be complicating their efforts. Meanwhile, Uber just released a massive safety report on incidents that occurred during trips in the US. We’ll dig into the company’s latest efforts to make its service safer. Also on today’s show: Airbnb cracks down on party homes, and why you should cut London’s charming Christmas tree some slack.

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