US measles count nears 1,000, surpassing 25-year-old record

This year's U.S. measles epidemic now has surpassed a 25-year-old record, and experts say it's not clear when the wave of illnesses will subside
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Legislators trying to curb the numbers of unvaccinated children have been met with vigorous opposition from upset parents.
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New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, joins California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exemptions.
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Opposition to vaccines on the left is increasingly worrying the authorities. At one progressive school, 60 percent of the 300 students were not vaccinated against measles and other diseases.
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Christina Hildebrand went down a rabbit hole and emerged at the statehouse in Sacramento. That’s how she describes it–going down a rabbit hole–and in her case it happened 14 years ago, when she was pregnant with her first child. In a world filled with chemicals and toxins, processed foods and GMOs, she decided her baby would be brought up as naturally and chemical-free as possible. It was when she was researching how best to achieve that goal that she bumped into vaccines. That was a bad time to begin thinking about such things. The fraudulent 1998 paper by British physician Andrew Wakefield ostensibly li...
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[MSF] New York/Kinshasa -Mobilization of vaccinations and treatment key in curbing deadliest measles outbreak in years
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[MSF] Kinshasa -M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has called for a massive mobilisation of national and international organisations to help combat a measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), after the Ministry of Health declared an outbreak of the disease. Resources are urgently needed to vaccinate more children and treat patients affected by the disease.
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Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hundred more than have died of Ebola.
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The CDC has released a measles outbreak toolkit for health care professionals that family physicians can use to better arm themselves to fight the current measles epidemic.
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Just wanted to share my interview from the Louie B Free Radio Show on June 6, 2019. I share a little bit about growing up in the Youngstown, Ohio area. We also talk about medical topics like medicine &social media, the perceived fear of vaccines, the 2019 Measles epidemic in the USA, the inappropriate use of antibiotics for viral infections, the concerning cost of pharmaceuticals and prescription drugs, hospice and end of life care, the dangers of genetic testing, and more!
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This year's U.S. measles epidemic has surpassed 1,000 cases
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