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Where Will Measles Next Land in the U.S.? | Medpage Today

Model lists at-risk counties Source: Where Will Measles Next Land in the U.S.? | Medpage Today

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Texas legislator accuses vaccine scientist of ‘sorcery’

A Texas state legislator accused a vaccine scientist of “sorcery” after Peter Hotez, professor and dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, expressed concern about the rise in the number of Texas parents opting not to have their children vaccinated. Source: Texas legislator accuses vaccine scientist of ‘sorcery’

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Neglected tropical diseases: Researchers highlight expanded benefits and impact of preventive chemotherapy – Outbreak News Today

Almost 15 years after first proposing programs of mass drug administration – now referred to by the World Health Organization as ‘preventive chemotherapy’ – to treat or prevent seven neglected tropical diseases, researchers are seeing both public health gains (in some cases leading to disease eliminations) and significant collateral benefits, including some which weren’t anticipated […]

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Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research ‘sorcery’

A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents were opting school-age children out of getting vaccinated. Source: Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research ‘sorcery’

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Study ranks places at highest risk for measles in US | | fox5vegas.com

A new study ranks the US counties at highest risk of a measles outbreak, with the areas surrounding Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami topping the list. Source: Study ranks places at highest risk for measles in US | | fox5vegas.com

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Jonathan Stickland attacks vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, accusing him of ‘sorcery’ – The Washington Post

It started with a report noting that Texas saw a 14 percent rise in parents opting out of their children’s vaccinations. Source: Jonathan Stickland attacks vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, accusing him of ‘sorcery’ – The Washington Post

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Anti-vaxx Texas lawmaker Jonathan Stickland calls vaccines ‘sorcery’

Texas state Rep. Jonathan Stickland called vaccines “sorcery” in a social media post criticizing vaccine expert Peter Hotez. Source: Anti-vaxx Texas lawmaker Jonathan Stickland calls vaccines ‘sorcery’