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Measles Parties and Measles Cruise

Measles Parties. What is going on? Are we still talking about measles? Unfortunately yes. The outbreaks are making daily headlines and some parents are throwing measles parties. The latest headline, "Measles Quarantine On A Cruise Ship." This is becoming a no joke threat to people, and according to Dr. Siegel May 3, 2019, on Fox

By |2019-05-03T16:03:41+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Infectious Disease, News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

An anti-vaccination ‘hotspot’ near Portland declares an emergency over measles outbreak

A quickly escalating measles outbreak around Portland, Oregon, has led health officials in nearby Clark County, Wash., to declare a public health emergency as they warn that people infected with the highly contagious virus since the beginning of the year have visited schools and churches, a dentist’s office, an Amazon locker pickup station, a Costco,

By |2019-02-11T07:45:24+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Infectious Disease, News|Tags: |0 Comments

Measles Declared Eliminated In 2000, Yet 3 Cases Confirmed In Minnesota

Measles outbreak could stir panic. A third child in Minnesota has been diagnosed with measles. The rare disease was declared eliminated from the United States in 2000, which makes the Minnesota measles drama slightly concerning. All three children live in Hennepin County, and have not traveled outside of the country. Two are siblings, and one

By |2017-10-30T21:54:45+00:00April 17th, 2017|Categories: Infectious Disease, News|Tags: , |0 Comments