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Fourth case of measles confirmed in Harris County – Houston Chronicle

Another case of measles has been confirmed in Harris County, the fourth this month of the highly contagious, vaccine preventable disease currently reemerging in different parts of the nation. Source: Fourth case of measles confirmed in Harris County – Houston Chronicle

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SPECIAL REPORT: Vaccinations Facts & Fears

Over the years, vaccine schedules have changed and so have opinions by some parents. Some believe their children are at risk for a vaccine injury Source: SPECIAL REPORT: Vaccinations Facts & Fears

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Another measles case confirmed in Harris County | khou.com

The latest case brings the total number of persons with measles in the Houston area to six. That total includes four in Harris County, one in Montgomery County and one in Galveston County. Source: Another measles case confirmed in Harris County | khou.com

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Jim Carrey apologizes for using picture of Alex Echols in Jerry Brown Twitter rant | Daily Mail Online

Jim Carrey has apologized for tweeting a picture of a boy with autism without his family’s permission amid an outspoken rant against California’s vaccination policy. Source: Jim Carrey apologizes for using picture of Alex Echols in Jerry Brown Twitter rant | Daily Mail Online

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The Iron Warrior » The Anti-Vaxxer Movement and The Measles Outbreak

Have you heard? Measles is back! Measles is a highly contagious viral disease. The symptoms of measles include fever, cough, runny nose, and inflamed eyes. Small white spots form on the inside of the mouth and a flat red rash forms on the body. Complications related to measles can include pneumonia, inflammation of the brain, […]

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Andrew Wakefield: Anti-vax doctor’s deadly legacy | measles outbreak

He holds some of the most dangerous ideas, but disgraced British former doctor Andrew Wakefield is living his best life in his adopted home of Houston, Texas. Wakefield is the founding father of the anti-vax movement, a global crusade which has essentially reversed decades of medical progress. Since fleeing to Texas ten years ago after […]

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Vaccination is part of the social contract. Somehow, we’ve lost sight of that – The Globe and Mail

Measles outbreaks around the world, including in B.C., show mandatory vaccination may be the best way to ensure people don’t continue to confuse recklessness for caution Source: Vaccination is part of the social contract. Somehow, we’ve lost sight of that – The Globe and Mail