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Historical Perspectives: Dr. Katz & Development of a Measles Vaccine

Contributed by Trey Nealey, Class of 2018

Samuel Katz, born in 1927, is a pediatrician most notably remembered for his role in developing a vaccination for the measles virus. 524 more words

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7th measles case confirmed in Shelby County; 6 of those infected were not immunized

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of a seventh case of measles.

According to the Shelby County Health Department, six of those infected were not immunized against measles. 422 more words

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School system reviewing immunization records of all students due to measles

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Shelby County School District is worried enough about the measles outbreak; district employees are now checking student records to make sure everyone’s been vaccinated. 509 more words

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Mississippi monitoring potential measles cases

JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi State Department of Health has reported four residents who were exposed to measles in Shelby County but are not immunized against the virus. 31 more words

Mississippi monitoring potential measles cases

JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi State Department of Health has reported four residents who were exposed to measles in Shelby County but are not immunized against the virus. 126 more words

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Health department releases list of places measles patients visited

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — The Shelby County Health Department is working to contain an outbreak of measles.

Six people have been confirmed to have contracted the virus. 110 more words

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