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2011 the worst year for US measles in 15 years

...ATLANTA - Last year was the worst year for measles in the U.S. in 15 years, health officials...said Thursday.There were 222 cases of measles, a large jump from the 60 or so seen in...have been getting vaccinated against the measles for about 50 years. But low vaccination...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-04-19/2011-worst-year-us-measles-15-years
Alaska faces measles outbreak

...Faced with the largest outbreak of measles in the country this year, Alaska officials...the need now to expand this second dose measles immunization throughout the state...Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Measles is highly infectious. In rare cases it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/03/tec_240811.shtml
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Seattle, San Francisco air passengers may have been exposed to measles

...been exposed to toddlers from China with measles, federal officials warned. Health officials...adopted from China were confirmed to have measles, the Centers for Disease Control and...evaluated by a doctor, the CDC said. Measles is a highly infectious viral illness that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/12/met_411887.shtml
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Officials worried by rise in outbreaks

ATLANTA --- The number of measles cases in the U.S. is at its highest...patients died, but 15 were hospitalized. Measles, best known for a red skin rash...said. Childhood vaccination rates for measles continue to exceed 92 percent, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/22/met_470305.shtml
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Personal columns, circa 1787

Love is like the measles ... the later in life we have it, the tougher it is on us. -- Josh Billings It was February -- the month of valentines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/13/met_222399.shtml
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Conquistadors likely brought ulcer bug

Along with smallpox and measles, it appears that the Spanish Conquistadors brought the bacterium that causes stomach ulcers to the New World, according to a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/14/tec_288750.shtml
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Crews aboard cruise ships should receive vaccines, CDC says

...crew members became ill with rubella -- also called German measles -- while working on a cruise from Florida to the Bahamas in...the crew members were not from the United States, where a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine is commonly given to children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/09/tec_220288.shtml
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Alive with sound of success

...learned she was deaf in one ear and partially deaf in the other. During pregnancy, Jessica's mother had contracted German measles, causing a nerve disorder in the child, doctors told the family. Weekly meetings with speech pathologists became the norm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/28/ent_216652.shtml
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Meetings to address tainted vaccines

...disabilities. Thimerosal (49.9 percent mercury), a vaccine preservative used since the 1930s, will be scrutinized with the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine that never contained thimerosal. These hearings could prove to be monumental in that they will pit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/01/let_130543.shtml
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Enough to make you sick

Coming to a community near you: tuberculosis, scabies, measles and swine flu.The tens of thousands of underage and often unaccompanied illegal aliens streaming across the southern U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-23/enough-make-you-sick