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Vaccines can prevent fatal complications from measles, study affirms | | foxcarolina.com

Measles may lead to serious, fatal complications not often associated with the disease, a new study finds. Source: Vaccines can prevent fatal complications from measles, study affirms | | foxcarolina.com

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Wakefield Gets Message From Autistic Community In Paris | Louis Brunel, Crimson Âû

This event took place in Paris, France June 13, 2019. Autistic activist Louis Brunel attended the Antivaxxer event with Andrew Wakefield, and delivered a message from the Autistic community. One of the most badass moments of 2019. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crimson8/

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Want To Hang Out With Your Anti-Vax Friends And Spread Measles In L.A.? Here Are the Hot Spots | Science 2.0

Measles has broken out on the California coast again, as it has done ever since discredited former doctor Andrew Wakefield tried to sell a new vaccine by claiming the existing ones causes autism.When Science 2.0 was in its early days, anti-vaccine sentiment was a tiny fringe of religious people in one group and then a […]

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Samoa Measles Outbreak Update: Are Things Finally Turning Around?

Samoa has announced it is no longer in state of emergency and its immunization rates have reached 95 percent against measles. Source: Samoa Measles Outbreak Update: Are Things Finally Turning Around?

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Samoa lifts state of emergency over measles epidemic – BBC News

A mass vaccination drive was put in place as the disease spread and killed 81 people. Source: Samoa lifts state of emergency over measles epidemic – BBC News

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Samoa law embeds compulsory measles shots | Daily times

Samoa has passed a law to make childhood vaccinations compulsory as the Pacific nation continues efforts to contain a devastating measles outbreak that by Thursday had killed 77 people, most of them infants. Source: Samoa law embeds compulsory measles shots | Daily times

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Deadly Samoan Measles Outbreak, What Can We Learn?

  The tragedy of measles deaths in Samoa is a stark warning. Source: Deadly Samoan Measles Outbreak, What Can We Learn?