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Measles is on the rise in Europe – and populism could be to blame | Sarah Boseley | Opinion | The Guardian

Rightwing politicians from Beppe Grillo to Marine Le Pen support the anti-vaccine cause, says Guardian health editor Sarah Boseley Source: Measles is on the rise in Europe – and populism could be to blame | Sarah Boseley | Opinion | The Guardian

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Anti-vax fears drive a measles outbreak in Europe – Vaccination falters

Immunity rates in parts of Europe are lower than in some African countries Source: Anti-vax fears drive a measles outbreak in Europe – Vaccination falters

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MLB Posts Photo Of Jenny McCarthy, Gets Jokes In Return

MLB made the mistake of tweeting out a photo of Jenny McCarthy, and that didn’t go over well with fans. Source: MLB Posts Photo Of Jenny McCarthy, Gets Jokes In Return

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Autism Speaks Alters Position On Vaccines – Disability Scoop

Amid concerns about measles, the nation’s largest autism advocacy group has updated its stance on vaccines and autism, but remains mum on whether it will fund further studies on the issue. Source: Autism Speaks Alters Position On Vaccines – Disability Scoop

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Second case of measles confirmed in last 10 days

Another case of measles has been diagnosed in the Portland-Metro Area, the second confirmed case in the last 10 days. Source: Second case of measles confirmed in last 10 days

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Stupid decisions are to blame for Europe’s record measles rate – The Washington Post

The rise of the deadly disease can be blamed on ignorance, war and complacency. Source: Stupid decisions are to blame for Europe’s record measles rate – The Washington Post

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Were you at Harris Ranch on Aug. 10? Visitor possibly exposed people to measles | The Fresno Bee

A visitor to the Country Store and the women’s restroom at Harris Ranch in Coalinga on Aug. 10 from 2-3:30 p.m. possibly exposed people to measles, the Fresno County Department of Public Health said. Source: Were you at Harris Ranch on Aug. 10? Visitor possibly exposed people to measles | The Fresno Bee