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  • Doctors, talk tough on measles

    Doctors, talk tough on measles
    The deserted graveyard called Vunivesi sits silently by a small brook obscured by a mangrove canopy on the South Sea Island of Fiji. The mass gravesite, abandoned decades ago, is unknown even to most Fijians. No one knows how many are buried there, but...
  • Summary of recent Louisiana newspaper editorials

    Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers: Feb. 10 The Advocate, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on budget bills: In Congress, the voodoo they do with numbers is already bad enough. Let's not give license to partisan lawmakers to fiddle with what are and...
  • Measles outbreak at Disneyland prompts warning

    Measles outbreak at Disneyland prompts warning
    An outbreak of measles in California, including 59 cases -- 42 of which have been linked to exposure in Disneyland -- has prompted the nation's leading pediatric group to urge parents to get their children vaccinated.¬† “A family vacation to an...
  • Could the Disneyland measles outbreak quiet vaccine doubters?

    Could the Disneyland measles outbreak quiet vaccine doubters?
    Take a bunch of people, pack them into a space and watch some get frighteningly ill. For much of human civilization, that was how we lived, and with measles outbreaks at Disneyland and elsewhere, we're getting a taste of what our infection-plagued...
  • Disneyland measles outbreak: Cases not limited to the unvaccinated

    Disneyland measles outbreak: Cases not limited to the unvaccinated
    As the measles outbreak that started at Disneyland grew to at least 70 cases Wednesday, much of the attention has focused on how the vast majority of patients were not vaccinated for the highly contagious disease. But some medical experts also have...
  • Officials fight back against anti-immunization parents

    Officials fight back against anti-immunization parents
    Health officials have long been frustrated with the increasing number of parents who decline to have their children vaccinated. But as the Disneyland measles outbreak continues to spread, they have found a new weapon. Orange County’s Health Care...
  • Speak Out: Reader says all races should exist together

    Editor's Note: Speak Out is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-2460 or email courierviewpoints@tribpub.com. Please include "speak out" in the subject...
  • Elgin Community College student among latest measles cases

    The Kane County Health Department has confirmed a case of the measles involving an Elgin Community College student from Cook County. Jeff Julian, the college's executive director of communications, said Kane County Health Department officials notified...
  • Three more confirmed cases of measles in Cook County

    Three additional cases of measles have been confirmed in Cook County, bringing the total to nine since late January, according to health officials. Eight of the nine cases are linked to the KinderCare Learning Center in Palatine, officials said. Those...
  • 'Measles parties' a bad idea, public health officials warn

    'Measles parties' a bad idea, public health officials warn
    California public health officials are warning parents against "measles parties," saying that intentionally exposing unvaccinated children to a person with measles could put them at grave risk. "Measles is a serious illness that can have significant...
  • Anti-vaccine book draws ire from pro-vaccine readers

    As the California measles outbreak spreads to other states, with at least 123 reported cases, many vaccine supporters are expressing their frustration on the Amazon page of an anti-vaccination children's book called "Melanie's Marvelous Measles." The...