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Recent Measles Outbreak Linked to Past Anti-Vaccine Efforts

According to health officials in Minnesota, a recent outbreak of measles—which has affected dozens, mostly children under the age of 17—can be traced to an anti-vaccine campaign targeting Somali-Americans. While the Minnesota Department of Health rep...


Health Agencies Report a Global Spike in Measles Cases

According to a report from the Measles and Rubella Initiative, the number of measles cases surged in 2017, resulting in an estimated 110,000 deaths worldwide.

By Diane Domina