#Measles

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Measles cases hit record high in Europe

More than 41,000 people have been infected with measles in the first six months of 2018.

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57K Un-Vaccinated Kids Could Cause Texas Measles Outbreak, Says Physician

Up to 57,000 children whose parents who opted out of school vaccinations could fuel an outbreak of measles in Texas.

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Measles: Passengers expose fellow travelers at 3 airports to virus

Measles has a 10- to 12-day incubation period, and those infected are contagious a few days before they show symptoms.

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WHO: Measles Outbreak Cases Quadrupled in Europe in 2017 | Health Care News | US News

The massive surge of more than 20,000 measles cases in 2017 comes after a record low of 5,273 cases in 2016.

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Anti-vaccine activists spark a state’s worst measles outbreak in decades - The Washington Post

In Minnesota, the Somali American community has been hit hard, with a fourth of the young patients hospitalized.

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Measles carries risk of a terrifying, always-fatal and rare complication

Measles is commonly thought to be a one-time deal: Get it once, survive, and you’re immune for life.

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Measles carries risk of a terrifying, always-fatal and rare complication

Measles is commonly thought to be a one-time deal: Get it once, survive, and you’re immune for life.

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Scientists Crack A 50-Year-Old Mystery About The Measles Vaccine

When the U.S. introduced the measles vaccine, childhood deaths from all infections plummeted. Scientists think they might know why: Benefits of the measles vaccine go way beyond the measles.

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Doctors turning away unvaccinated children

When the mother of an 18-month-old visited Dr. Charles Goodman's practice last week, he explained that under his new policy, the toddler would have to be immunized to remain a patient.

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What Happened When My Infant Was Exposed to Measles

When her 6-month-old daughter, Livia, came down with a runny nose, Jennifer Simon of Oakland, Calif., did what a lot of moms do: She took her to the pediatrician's office to get it checked out. The doctor

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Facts About the Measles Outbreak

A map of counties where cases have been reported so far this year, and a chart showing how the number of cases compares to previous years.

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Disneyland measles outbreak spreads

An outbreak of measles that began at Disneyland before Christmas is now disrupting lives in six states. Contributing: Associated