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US measles cases surpass 1,000 for 2019 as CDC urges parents to vaccinate their children

This picture shows shows Antonia Diaz reacting as she receives the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Haverstraw, Rockland County, New York. Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images The number of measles cases in the U.S. this year had surpassed 1,000, the CDC announced on Wednesday. This puts… Read More »

To Vaccinate or not to Vaccinate

  A number of states now allow parents to opt out their children from vaccinations required by schools. These states are Arizona, Arkansas,Idaho, Maine, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah.    Parents of children who live in these states need to get non medical exemptions (NMEs) based on antivaccination beliefs. Parents… Read More »