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Measles Can Cause ‘Immune Amnesia,’ Increasing Risk of Other Infections

New research shows the virus can have devastating effects on the immune system that persist much longer than the illness itself.

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As Measles Cases Climb, Doctors Say Some Adults Need A Booster Shot : Shots - Health News : NPR

With U.S. measles cases at record highs, doctors say adults who got vaccinated prior to 1968 should consider getting revaccinated to make sure they and their neighbors are protected.

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New York Courts: Mandatory Measles Vaccination Is Not A Violation Of The Constitution

A New York City judge has dismissed a complaint from parents who objected to the city's emergency vaccine order meant to immediately curb a dangerous measles epidemic threatening the city's vulnerable.

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Measles Count in US This Year Already More Than All of 2018 | Health News | US News

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials report that the number of measles cases through the first three months of this year have surpassed the count for all of 2018.

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The most common questions about measles, answered - CNN

Measles, previously declared eliminated in the United States, is making a comeback. Here is what families need to know about the highly contagious virus.

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Washington measles cases rise, leading to a state of emergency - CNN

As of Sunday, there are 35 confirmed cases of measles in Washington state. Gov. Jay Inslee has already declared a state of emergency.

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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