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Measles - Gone Viral


MEASLES is the greatest vaccine-preventable killer of children in the world today. Nine out of ten people who are not immunised will contract the virus if they share the same living space with an infected person. 29 more words

Child Safety

6 Students Kept From Riverside County School After Measles Scare

RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — Riverside County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday that a student at Amelia Earhart Middle School contracted the measles.

The student is no longer infectious, but six other possibly unvaccinated students are being kept out of school until March 4, officials said. 295 more words


12 Month Check Up with Dr. D

Our big girl is growing right along the appropriate curve. 39 more words

Lucy Knox


Today my son had his 4 month check up! We waited in the patient room for quite some time, Ezekiel was content, jolly, and super happy…until the shots of course! 751 more words

Why Are Measles Making a Comeback?

NFID President, Patrick Joseph, MD, provides some insight as to why the measles are making a comeback in the US.

Q: Measles was previously declared eliminated in the US. 804 more words


Getting the Point: My Shot at Anti-vaxers

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”
-Benjamin Franklin

The recent measles outbreak has brought the vaccination debate to its most prominent head in decades. 297 more words


National immunization debate heats up in Tompkins County

Tompkins County has a 95 percent immunization rate. However, recent data shows that six Ithaca schools have a rate lower than this average, the lowest being 65.1 percent. 1,246 more words

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