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Measles Q&A: Everything You Need to Know

As we’re sure you’ve heard, all over the news, the measles virus has made a comeback in the U.S. in full force. within the past five years, 75 percent of measles cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have occurred in various insular communities, among them the Amish in Ohio, the Somali community in Minnesota, Eastern European …

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California Measles Outbreak Spurs Vaccination Controversy

After successfully wiping it off the map in CT, recently measles has re-surfaced in California, in Disneyland, and has since spread in a few surrounding states. Medical Director Thomas Brown reviews why measles has made a come back, what the symptoms of measles are, and what to do if you or someone you know is …

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Why Are We Seeing Measles in Connecticut?

Recently, the Connecticut Department of Health reported 2 confirmed cases of measles in Fairfield, Connecticut .We had been clear of the measles virus for years due to the very successful MMR vaccination campaign, and thought it had been eliminated. MMR, aka the Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine was thought to have knocked the disease out …

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