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Children in Italy have to be vaccinated or they can't go to school: government

The Italian government has made it mandatory for children up to age 16 to be vaccinated in order to attend school.

The government made the announcement Friday in an effort to combat what it characterizes as misinformation about vaccines. 165 more words

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Measles cases could spike if vaccinations drop even a little: study

Even a small decrease in vaccinations can result in the cases of measles to spike, according to a new study.

Using a modelling study of children aged two to 10, researchers from Stanford University and the Baylor College of Medicine… 419 more words

Health

Minnesota Home to Largest Outbreak of Measles in Over Twenty Years

From Michael Patrick Leahy, 5-10-17, at Breitbart:

Minnesota Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger sounded an alert on more frequent and costly threats to the public health, referencing measles, tuberculosis, and even the Zika virus and syphilis, according to a statement released by the MDH on Wednesday as… 821 more words

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Confirmed exposure to measles at Nova Scotia correctional facility

Health officials are confirming that residents of the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Burnside have been exposed to measles.

The Public Health Authority says they offered vaccinations to inmates and staff at the facility on Sunday. 110 more words

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Allina Implementing Restrictions Due To Measles Outbreak; MN Cases Now Up To 48

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials with Allina Health said Monday they are restricting visitors for all hospitals and clinics due to the recent measles outbreak.

Officials say children ages 5 and younger are asked are asked not to visit hospitals or clinics unless they are seeking medical care. 191 more words

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Who's really to blame for Canada's falling vaccination rates? It's not just anti-vaxxers, report says

Don’t put all the blame for Canada’s falling childhood vaccination rates onto anti-vaccinating parents – “fence-sitting” parents are those who are actually at the root of the issue, a new… 662 more words

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MDH: Number Of Cases In Measles Outbreak Climbs To 21

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The number of cases in the Minnesota measles outbreak continues to climb.

The Minnesota Department of Health said Tuesday that 21 children – all from the Somali community, all unvaccinated — have been confirmed to be infected. 110 more words

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