Emergency declared over measles in anti-vax hotspot

23 cases of measles have been confirmed and health officials are investigating two more suspected cases in Clark County, Washington
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Doctors are questioning whether big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook and Google share the blame for an alarming rise in unvaccinated kids. The percentage of young children who have not received any vaccinations has quadrupled since 2001. It coincides with hundreds of cases of measles reported in the U.S. Public health experts worry parents are opting out of vaccines after finding faulty science online. Tony Dokoupil reports.
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Research ArticlesKATHARINE BROWNE,Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics,Volume 25 Issue 03, pp 472-478Abstract
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(Natural News) The issue of vaccination is currently under the spotlight as never before. Proponents of vaccines insist that they save lives and provide what is known as “herd immunity” – the idea that if enough people are vaccinated against a disease the entire community will be protected. Those opposed to vaccines have serious concerns...
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[This Day] Maiduguri -The World Health Organisation (WHO) has lamented that Nigeria accounts for the highest case of measles on the globe.
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This report tracks the course of a recent measles outbreak in six patients, all of whom had parents who had chosen not to vaccinate them during childhood.Morbidity &Mortality Weekly Report
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Russian-speakers in Washington have the lowest vaccination rates in the state, and insular communities help anti-vaccination myths spread, paving the way for the measles outbreak.
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Dr Kyle Yasuda, AAP president, discusses the organization's response to anti-vaccine messages spreading on social media.Medscape Pediatrics
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Health Canada's recent warning that homeopathic remedies are not an alternative to vaccines doesn't go far enough to prevent the damage the products could do as the country fights off a resurgence of measles, doctors and health policy experts say. 
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