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  • Pa. Health Department warns of measles case

    Pa. Health Department warns of measles case
    HARRISBURG —A person who has measles may have exposed other people to the illness in the Shippensburg and Chambersburg area. "Measles is a potentially very serious and highly contagious virus," said acting Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine....
  • Jenny McCarthy: anti-vaxxer, public menace

    Jenny McCarthy: anti-vaxxer, public menace
    To provide context to the ongoing outbreak of measles linked to visits to Disneyland and the influence of the anti-vaccination movement, science writer Seth Mnookin revisits the saga of one of the most celebrated anti-vaxxers, starlet Jenny McCarthy. ...
  • Letters to the editor: Feb. 13

    Southland bureau salutes Pullman designation As a loud and proud supporter of the Pullman National Landmark District, the staff of the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau is thrilled that President Obama will be designating Pullman as a...
  • Florida could get measles cases, pediatrician says

    Florida could get measles cases, pediatrician says
    The number of measles cases continues to increase across the nation, raising concern among local and federal officials.  "Given the size of our state and given that we bring people in from all over the world, we all sit on pins and needles worried...
  • Elmhurst schools report on unvaccinated

     Elmhurst schools report on unvaccinated
    Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 is reporting that 117 students out of a total of about 8,000 are not vaccinated. The district, which includes 13 schools from early childhood to high school, has an overall vaccination rate of 98.6 percent,...
  • Anti-vaccine mothers discuss their thinking amid backlash

    Anti-vaccine mothers discuss their thinking amid backlash
    One is a businesswoman and an MBA graduate. Another is a corporate vice president. The third is a registered nurse. These three mothers — all of them educated, middle-class professionals — are among the vaccine skeptics who have been...
  • Teachers not required to get vaccines

    Teachers not required to get vaccines
    While much of the attention in the ongoing measles outbreak has focused on student vaccination requirements and exemptions, less attention has been paid to another group in the nation's classrooms: teachers and staff members, who, by and large, are not...
  • Measles outbreak at 149 cases in eight states, Canada and Mexico

    Measles outbreak at 149 cases in eight states, Canada and Mexico
    The number of cases in the California-centered measles outbreak rose to at least 149 patients across eight states, Canada and Mexico. The 123 cases in California span 12 counties. At least 39 of the state cases have been directly linked to visitors or...
  • Measles outbreak at 145 cases; identical to Philippines virus

    Measles outbreak at 145 cases; identical to Philippines virus
    There are now 119 measles cases confirmed in California, state officials said, as the number of cases in the California-centered outbreak rose to at least 145 patients across 12 counties, seven other states, Canada and Mexico. The particular measles...
  • Infant who attended Palatine day care the 14th measles case in Illinois

    Infant who attended Palatine day care the 14th measles case in Illinois
    The 14th case of measles has turned up in Illinois, the Illinois Department of Public Health said Tuesday. The most recent case is an infant who attended KinderCare Learning Center in Palatine, where the outbreak has been centered, a department...
  • Speak Out, Feb. 18: 'People should not be let in without being vaccinated'

    Speak Out, Feb. 18: 'People should not be let in without being vaccinated'
    Sick of disease outbreaks: Here we are with this measles outbreak. There were also mumps and whooping cough outbreaks. I'm starting to wonder. Are all these illegal immigrants in this country vaccinated? You don't get into a school without getting...