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UPMC Unveils Measles Outbreak Computer Simulation

A board-certified physician, Tomifumi Onishi, MD, obtained his medical degree in Japan before returning to the U.S. to continue his postgraduate training. In the course of his academic career, Dr. 131 more words

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Vaccine Exemption: Cultural War on Freedom, Values, and Beliefs

By Barbara Loe Fisher

More than 1.2 million people in the United States are infected with HIV1 but government officials do not ban HIV infected children and adults from attending school, receiving medical care, being employed, or otherwise participating in society. 280 more words

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UPDATE: 136 measles cases in Lanaudière

JOLIETTE – Public health officials have confirmed there are now 136 cases of measles across the Lanaudière region, located just north of Montreal.

That’s up from 119 earlier this week. 361 more words

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Patrons At 2 Berkeley Public Library Branches Potentially Exposed To Measles

BERKELEY (CBS SF) — A person with a possible case of measles was at two Berkeley library branches last week and could have exposed library patrons to the highly contagious disease, city health officials said Friday. 173 more words

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Measles at Disney: Stemming Vaccine-Preventable Disease Outbreaks in California

Just a few months ago, at the end of 2014, there was a measles outbreak at two Disney theme parks in Orange County California. Of the… 248 more words

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California Lawmaker Wants All Day Care Workers To Be Vaccinated

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – In the wake of one of the worst measles outbreaks in recent history, a California lawmaker proposed a bill Wednesday that would require all child care and pre-school workers to get vaccinated against several contagious diseases. 332 more words

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Dr. Offit Explains How Bad Faith Undermines Modern Medicine

Every Child By Two Executive Director, Amy Pisani, reviews Dr. Paul Offit’s latest book. 518 more words

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