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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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Number Of Cases In Measles Outbreak Climbs To 11

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – State health officials said Wednesday that there are now 11 cases of measles in Minnesota.

All of the confirmed cases are in Hennepin County, affecting children ages 1 through 5, the Minnesota Department of Health says. 155 more words

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Thirteen cases confirmed in latest measles outbreak in Nova Scotia

People are being advised to take caution as Nova Scotia health officials say there are now 13 confirmed cases of measles in the province’s latest outbreak, with all cases believed to be linked. 278 more words

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