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  • Disneyland measles outbreak is far smaller than infections that raged in Ohio Amish country

    The largest U.S. measles outbreak in recent history isn't the one that started in December at Disneyland. It happened months earlier in Ohio's Amish country, where 383 people fell ill after unvaccinated Amish missionaries traveled to the Philippines and...
  • Despite naysayers, measles vaccinations a must

    Despite naysayers, measles vaccinations a must
    Many of us thought measles had been eradicated, a disease of yesteryear that no longer poses a public health threat. Many of us were wrong. More than 100 people in 14 states have been diagnosed with measles since January, most stemming from an...
  • An outbreak of misinformation from Christie and Paul on vaccines

    An outbreak of misinformation from Christie and Paul on vaccines
    Dr. Chris Christie weighed in Monday on America's measles outbreak, saying parents who refuse to have their children vaccinated deserve "a measure of choice." Wait, what? OK, Christie isn't a doctor. He is New Jersey's governor and a 2016 Republican...
  • Measles outbreak puts Chicago parents on high alert

    Measles outbreak puts Chicago parents on high alert
    A measles outbreak spreading across the country is fueling the debate over vaccinations and causing alarm among parents, pediatricians and public health officials in the Chicago area. Doctors are fielding calls from anxious parents — some who are...
  • Anti-Vaxxers Infected By Viral Ignorance

    A New Yorker cartoon shows a boy covered in spots being examined by a doctor. "If you connect the measles," the doctor says, "it spells out 'My parents are idiots.'" Or, to put it politely, dangerously misinformed. The irony is that many of the...
  • Baltimore child thought to have measles tests negative

    Baltimore child thought to have measles tests negative
    A Baltimore 12-month-old with a suspected case of measles, a highly contagious respiratory disease, does not have the virus, city health officials said Thursday. The child was taken to two area hospital emergency departments on Jan. 21 with symptoms...
  • Justin Fox: Refusing to vaccinate isn't just a personal choice

    Should you get your kids vaccinated against measles? Of course you should. You shouldn't do this, however, because it is risk-free. Drugs can have side effects, and although those documented for the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccineare either...
  • Measles outbreak spreading beyond Disneyland visitors

    Measles outbreak spreading beyond Disneyland visitors
    The measles outbreak that began at Disneyland during the holiday season is now spreading beyond people who contracted the disease at the theme park, with those patients now exposing others after they arrived back in their hometowns, health officials...
  • Vaccines: No immunity from ignorance

    Another day, another irresponsible comment about measles vaccinations. This time the outbreak of stupidity infected the field of Republicans running for president with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie suggesting there should be "some measure of choice"...
  • Exemptions Have Increased, But State's Vaccination Rate Remains High

    HARTFORD — Untouched by a measles outbreak affecting seven states and stirring debate about immunizations, Connecticut's vaccination rate for school children remains sky-high — although the number of exempt children has been creeping upward...
  • Measles is back. And more dangerous than you think.

    Measles is back. And more dangerous than you think.
    Measles is back. Again. An outbreak is percolating that was first documented in California and has spread to four other Western states and Mexico. An unknown person incubating a measles infection exposed an undetermined number of individuals at...