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No Longer the Killers of Yesteryear

Disneyland is in the news, and not because it is the most magical place on earth.   It also is the origin of the most recent rubeola measles outbreak, now spread to seven states and Mexico with over eighty cases diagnosed so far.  1.051 mais palavras


Measles is not a benign disease.

Before the vaccine, the United States saw approximately 4 million cases of measles each year and 400 to 500 deaths. These are the stats that vaccine-deniers tend to emphasize—a relatively low number of deaths compared with the number of infections. 71 mais palavras


The Measles Virus and the Vaccine

Measles – The Virus and It’s Effect

“Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by the measles virus. The disease is also called rubeola. Measles causes fever, runny nose, cough and a rash all over the body. 1.724 mais palavras

Vaccines And The Viruses