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Measles Confirmed In An Unvaccinated Child In Florida

By Dipannita - Jun 24, 2016 11:05 AM EDT

A case of measles in an unvaccinated child has been confirmed by the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County. According to the health department, more than 100 may have been exposed to the measles virus in the area.

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Measles Dents Immunity for Three Years. Another Reason to Get MMR Vaccine

By Peter R - May 08, 2015 11:58 AM EDT

A new study shows that measles can leave immunity memory impaired following an infection and make the body susceptible to other diseases.

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MMR Vaccine Does Not Cause Autism Even in High-Risk Children

By Peter R - Apr 22, 2015 12:07 PM EDT

A new study is yet another in a long list that makes a strong case to dispel the notion that vaccines cause autism in children

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Study Finds No Link Between Autism and Vaccinations

By Dustin M Braden - Apr 21, 2015 06:50 PM EDT

An enormous new study has found there is no link between the vaccines for measles, mumps, and rubella, and being afflicted with autism.

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Disneyland Measles Outbreak Linked to Low Vaccination Rate

By Maria Slither - Mar 18, 2015 11:37 AM EDT

Disneyland measles is said to be spreading around the United States. Experts said that the spread is caused by the lack of vaccine.

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Mom's Facebook Fury Against Anti-Vaxxers Goes Viral

By R. Siva Kumar - Feb 13, 2015 06:08 PM EST

Jennifer Hibben-White is 'angry as hell' that exposure might lead to her 15-day-old son getting measles, and her social media message is shared widely.

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Measles-Vaccination Debate Infects US Politics

By R. Siva Kumar - Feb 05, 2015 07:42 AM EST

The pro-and anti-vaccination brigades lock horns in the US, drawing even politicians into the debate.

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Roald Dahl's Lost A Child To Measles, Pleaded For Vaccinations

By R. Siva Kumar - Jan 31, 2015 07:07 PM EST

The anti-vaxxers have created a false scare that the MMR vaccinations lead to autism, say experts.

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Super Bowl 2015: Health Officials to Keep an Eye out for Measles

By Cheri Cheng - Jan 30, 2015 11:42 AM EST

Arizona health officials are working hard to contain and prevent a measles outbreak from spreading ahead of Super Bowl XLIX.

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Merck's Fake MMR Trial Results Buried Even As Measles Scare Shows Vaccine Surge

By R. Siva Kumar - Jan 26, 2015 09:32 AM EST

Two former Merck virologists charged that Merck's MMR trial results were doctored in 2010.

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Who's Afraid Of The Big, Bad Measles, And Why

By R. Siva Kumar - Jan 23, 2015 08:02 AM EST

Even as Measles, the "eradicated" illness, seems to be spreading since the Disneyland encounters, it is better to get vaccinated, say doctors.

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Disneyland Measles Outbreak Update: Virus Spreads to Bay Area

By Cheri Cheng - Jan 22, 2015 03:30 PM EST

The measles outbreak linked to two Disney theme parks has continued to spread, health officials reported.

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Measles Update: CA Officials Link 26 Cases to Disney Theme Parks

By Cheri Cheng - Jan 13, 2015 10:32 AM EST

Health officials have linked a recent measles outbreak in four states to Disney theme parks in California.

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Nine US Visitors To Disney Park Get Measles, The 'Eradicated' Illness

By R. Siva Kumar - Jan 07, 2015 06:38 PM EST

In mid-December, nine US tourists to Disney Parks have contracted measles from a tourist, although there have been no instances of measles since 2000.

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Measles Risk in Pennsylvania After Individual Carrying Virus Exposes Others

By Peter R - Jan 03, 2015 02:22 AM EST

Public health officials have raised concerns of a possible outbreak due to exposure at two locations by an individual who is said to be carrying the disease.

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