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  • The grim reality of growing up unvaccinated

    The grim reality of growing up unvaccinated
    To the editor: I was born in 1946. There were smallpox and polio vaccines in the 1950s, but I can't remember any others. I lived in the English countryside, with fresh air and loving parents. ("As Disneyland measles outbreak spreads, O.C. bars students lacking proof of shots," Jan. 20)
  • 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...

    Rotarians give the gift of survival to countries dealing with disaster

    MOUNT DORA — Gifts often come in boxes, but rarely are they filled with gear designed for survival. The 80-member Rotary Club of Lake County Golden Triangle pitched in $2,000 for the purchase of ShelterBox kits for those in crisis after a...

    Naperville Rotary cyclists riding to end Polio

    Naperville Rotary cyclists riding to end Polio
    Naish Shah, a member of the Rotary Club of Naperville-Downtown and an employee of the Rotary International headquarters, pedaled furiously Nov. 22 in Tuscon. Shah joined other Rotary Club members and Rotary International employees, with Rotary...

    On Jonas Salk's 100th birthday, a celebration of his polio vaccine

    Few scientific achievements have had as swift and dramatic effect — and been surrounded by as much myth — as the development of the polio vaccine by Jonas Salk, who would have turned 100 on Tuesday. Salk, who died in 1995, is remembered...