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Study: Measles Threat Looms In West Africa Following Ebola Outbreak

A measles outbreak in West Africa could potentially take as many lives as Ebola if vaccinations don’t increase, a new study suggests.


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Survey: Parents Increasingly Ask Doctors To Delay Vaccines

More and more, parents are pressuring doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases.


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Measles: “You Can Give It To Someone 4 Days Before You Know You Have It”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention describes measles as “a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus. It spreads through the air through coughing and sneezing. Measles starts with a fever, runny nose, […]


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Experts: Measles Outbreak Caused By Distrust Of Public Health

Within the last month, over 70 cases of measles have occurred in six states across the U.S as well as Mexico, and the specifics of its spread rest in pubic health and the growing anti-vaccination movement.


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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.


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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.


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Author Writes Children’s Book That Kids Getting Measles Is ‘Marvelous’

An Australian author is being slammed for penning a children’s book about how vaccines are ineffective.


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CDC: 2011 Worst Year For Measles In Past 15 Years

Health officials say last year was the worst year for measles in the U.S. in 15 years.