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Measles in Georgia, officials say

...Department of Public Health is confirming the state's first reported case of measles since 2012.According to a news releae, the infected infant arrived...may have been exposed to the patient and to prevent further spread of measles.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-09/measles-georgia-officials-sa
Separate politics, measles

...country.In the 1960s, vaccines against measles, mumps, chickenpox and rubella appeared...Wakefield's "research" appeared to link the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine to an increased...paper in 2011.The current outbreak of measles in the United States follows a 2014 spike...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-10/separate-politics-measle
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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Vaccines are unavoidably political

...11 letter to the editor "Separate politics, measles."First, vaccinations have been a political...political decision.As a grandparent, I remember measles and polio very well. The measles at that time was considered just another childhood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-22/vaccines-are-unavoidably
Please vaccinate

No one yet knows exactly how the measles outbreak spreading across America began...Americans who haven't been vaccinated for measles, you are at risk.Need proof? Of the...While no vaccine is foolproof, the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine that American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-04/please-vaccinate
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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