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Top 5 Measles Questions Answered

Recent measles outbreaks in the U.S. have everyone worried,  for a good reason. The virus can lead to deadly complications, but as of yet, no measles deaths have yet been reported in this latest outbreak, here in the U.S.Although the disease was eliminated from the country in 2000, meaning the virus was no longer continually …

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California Measles Outbreak Leads to Vaccine talk

Another measles outbreak, this time hitting California’s Disneyland, has hit the U.S. and measles are spreading like wildfire. Our own Dr. Thomas Brown  offers helpful information on how and why measles, which we in Connecticut thought we’d eliminated by a highly successful campaign of MMR vaccinations, continues to re-emerge in the U.S. even as MMR …

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Measles Resurfaces in CT and New York: What Does This Mean to You?

    Measles is a highly contagious virus that we thought we’d beat a number of years ago. Unfortunately, recently we’ve seen a resurgence of measles right here in Connecticut, in New York, Massachusetts and California. The Connecticut Department of Health reported 2 confirmed cases in Fairfield cases, supposedly un-related  to one another. Connecticut had …

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