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Measles on the rise as immunisation falls

In the history of medicine few discoveries have had the impact that vaccination has had. For the sheer number of lives saved, vaccination ranks with clean water: Unicef estimates it saves nine million lives a year. 132 more words

Disease

Canada 'Admits' Dumping Garbage in Philippines

But Anna Marie Kapunan has good news
‘…Yesterday, we were met by Political Counselor James Christoff to keep us posted on the recent updates from Canadian Embassy. 451 more words

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How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Created a Public Health Crisis

There are several parts of the world where vaccine preventable illness and death have always existed. These occur largely in third world countries where access is limited and living conditions which create the perfect environment for disease can spread quickly. 1,103 more words

Politics

2 more measles cases confirmed in Calgary schools

CALGARY- Two more cases of measles have been confirmed in Calgary schools.

Alberta Health Services says one affected a student at Henry Wise Wood High School, while the other was at Sherwood School, a K-9 school in the community of Ogden. 151 more words

Health

Today’s letters: Vaccinations protect your kids, and ours

National Post readers answer the question: “Should vaccinations be mandatory for schoolchildren?”

A dose of education

  • A parent’s decision not to immunize isn’t only going to hurt his or her child; it is going to hurt our children and us.
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California pushing measles scare story after just one in a million people contract rare disease

(NaturalNews) Public health officials in California are having a meltdown following confirmation that 32 children thus far have contracted measles in the Golden State this year, up from three confirmed cases this same time last year. 262 more words

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