Measles

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Measles Outbreak On West Coast Leaves Many Wondering About The Vaccine

The CDC is advising most adults born after 1957 to get an MMR vaccine, whether they had one as a child or not.

01/22/2015

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

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Health Officials: Lab Test Results Negative For Measles In Potential Case In Delaware And Philadelphia Counties

The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced Friday that lab test results came back negative in a potential case of measles in Delaware and Philadelphia counties that was announced earlier this week.

01/02/2015

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Health Officials Warn Of Possible Measles Exposure In Delaware And Philadelphia Counties

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is advising the public about a potential exposure to a case of measles in Delaware and Philadelphia counties.

12/31/2014

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Doctors Refusing To Treat Unvaccinated Children

Aren’t doctors obligated by law or medical ethics to treat sick patients?

12/26/2014

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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

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Health Officials Warning Philadelphians After Case Of Measles Identified In Resident

A case of measles has been identified in an unvaccinated Philadelphia resident who recently traveled to Thailand, according to public health officials.

05/25/2012

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Pa. Health Officials Warn Of Another Possible Measles Exposure

This time, says state Health Department spokeswoman Christine Cronkright, the issue involves an international traveler who was in Philadelphia August 14th through the 17th.

08/24/2011

Most people get vaccinated for measles, mumps and rubella all at once.

Infants, Those Not Vaccinated Are At Highest Risk For Measles

This is not anything that should cause a panic. What we’re really trying to do is raise awareness that measles is out there and that it’s a concern. So, if you start to develop symptoms, then you have to recognize those symptoms and make sure you get checked out by your doctor.

07/27/2011

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Department Of Health Warns Of Possible Measles Exposure In 4 Local Pennsylvania Counties

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is warning the public of a potential measles exposure of Berks, Bucks, Delaware and Lehigh Counties.

07/26/2011

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Health Officials Warn Of Measles Exposures In Bucks County

Bucks County health officials are putting out a warning as they closely monitor three probable cases of measles in the county.

05/05/2011

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Measles-Infected Man Tracked Across Camden County

The man infected with measles was a busy guy over the Easter weekend, he hit several popular places including a party and a popular restaurant in Camden County.

04/28/2011

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New Jersey Health Department Issues Measles Alert For Camden County

The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services has issued a Public Health Alert after a Camden County man possibly exposed an unknown number of people to the measles.

04/28/2011

Officials Warn Public About Measles in Montgomery County

Montgomery County officials say a resident who traveled to Africa brought back a case of measles and they want to make sure it doesn’t spread.

08/14/2010

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