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Measles threat in city's south

Brisbane Times Amy Remeikis April 23, 2014

Southside residents are being warned to be alert for measles symptoms after a man carrying the infectious disease visited a local shopping centre. 28 more words


New measles case confirmed in Edmonton Zone

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed a new case of measles in the Edmonton Zone that is linked to an earlier case reported this month. 737 more words


My Thoughts on Vaccination

On the Grande Prairie Facebook page there is a post, although does not say in so many words, about vaccination due to a case of measles in Alberta and they fact that children “MAY” not be admitted into schools if they have not been vaccinated. 311 more words


Edmonton Resident Hospitalized with Measles in North Zone

News Release
Edmonton Resident Hospitalized with Measles in North Zone

EDMONTON — Alberta Health Services has confirmed a case of measles in the Edmonton/North Zones, and is advising of potential exposures. 275 more words

The best way to protect healthy kids from measles

Lawrence Solomon discusses his recent column, the “Untold Story of Measles” on the Charles Adler Show, 680 CJOB in Winnipeg.

Lawrence Solomon

Edmonton resident hospitalized with measles

EDMONTON – Alberta health officials are advising people that they may have been exposed to measles at two Edmonton-area locations earlier this month.

Alberta Health Services says an Edmonton resident has been hospitalized with the highly contagious illness. 86 more words


Measles outbreak puts spotlight on vaccine-preventable diseases

The measles outbreak in Canada has once again shone a spotlight on vaccine-preventable diseases.

Today, around the world, slightly more than 80 per cent of all children get basic life-saving vaccines preventing millions of deaths a year and giving many of them the chance to achieve their fullest potential. 155 more words