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  • Pediatrician presents update on measles

    Pediatrician presents update on measles
    With measles outbreaks reported in California and several other states this year, Dr. Julie Konowitz-Sirkin, Bethesda Health pediatrician, recently presented an update regarding vaccinations.
  • Commentary: It's time to make childhood vaccinations mandatory

    It was just in December that Disneyland was struck by a measles outbreak. While the source of the outbreak is not definitively known, it is thought to have been caused by an international tourist to the amusement park who was infected with the virus....

    ECC officials report how they handled measles exposure

    ECC officials report how they handled measles exposure
    After an Elgin Community College student had been diagnosed with measles in February, Director of Communication Jeff Julian said he came to work the next morning and found two TV news vans in the parking lot. "I realized this would be a suit and tie day,"...

    Bill Making It Harder To Opt Out Of Vaccine Mandate Clears House

    Bill Making It Harder To Opt Out Of Vaccine Mandate Clears House
    HARTFORD — Parents seeking to prevent their children from being vaccinated for religious reasons will face an additional hurdle under a bill approved by the House of Representatives on Thursday. The measure comes in response to a devastating...

    Study points to years-long immune system woes from measles

    Study points to years-long immune system woes from measles
    Scientists have known for decades that having measles suppresses kids' immune systems for several weeks or months, leaving them ill-equipped to fight off pneumonia, bronchitis, diarrheal diseases and other infections. Now a team of researchers has...