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Vaccination: Should Parents Really Worry For Their Children?

Born in 2007, the anti-vaccination movement in the United States, whose proponents are better known as anti-vaxxers, are placing the lives of untold numbers of American children at risk because of their ignorant and baseless opposition to life-saving vaccinations against contagious diseases such as measles and mumps. Public health authorities …

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Free measles, mumps and rubella vaccination clinic Aug. 14

The La Salle County Health Department will have a free MMR (Measles Mumps and Rubella) vaccination mobile clinic Wednesday, Aug. 14. This clinic is made possible by using the OSF King Care-A-Van. The mobile health center, donated by Don and Val King, of rural Manlius, promotes wellness in rural communities. …

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Measles outbreak: What you need to know before flying

This summer, travelers may be dealing with more than just crowded airports. The measles virus has impacted at least four U.S. airports so far this year, with reported exposures in California, New Jersey and most recently Texas. The outbreak is still growing dramatically, with 60 new cases reported across the …

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