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  • Study: Scare tactics aimed at vaccine skeptics may backfire

    SEATTLE As measles outbreaks in the U.S. continue to grow, new research from Washington State University finds that scare tactics aimed at vaccine skeptics may actually make the problem worse, not better.
  • Health officials perplexed by vaccination skeptics

    Certain that they are right, struggling to find ways to get their message across, public health officials are exasperated by their inability to persuade more U.S. parents to vaccinate their children. "I think we're all kind of frustrated," said Stephen...

    Measles outbreaks lead to public health outreach

    Measles outbreaks lead to public health outreach
    Measles outbreaks this winter have sickened more than 150 people in 17 states, and it has been a wake up call for public health officials who thought the disease had been eradicated from the United States in 2000. Measles is a very contagious viral...

    Measles vaccination clinics announced in Palatine

    Health officials have set up two vaccination clinics for people in Chicago's northwest suburbs who may have been exposed to measles. The Cook County Department of Public Health announced Monday it will hold clinics Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and...

    Free measles vaccines to be offered in Palatine

    The Cook County Department of Public Health will offer free measles vaccines in Palatine to anyone who might have been exposed to the virus or who does not know their vaccination status. Public health officials said in a news release that measles might...