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CNN.com: Children should get vaccinated against preventable and potentially deadly diseases. Period. That's what a project that screened more than 20,000 scientific titles and 67 papers on vaccine safety concludes this week. The review appears in the latest edition of the medical journal Pediatrics...
Shot of Prevention: I occasionally look at pictures of myself on a spring break trip in 2004, about a month before I almost died of a meningococcal infection. I was a senior at the University of Kansas at the time and I brought my Brazilian roommate home to show him what spring break is like in Minnesota...
MMWR: Measles is a highly contagious, acute viral illness that can lead to serious complications and death. Although measles elimination (i.e., interruption of year-round endemic transmission) was declared in the United States in 2000, importations of measles cases from endemic areas of the world continue to occur, leading to secondary measles cases and outbreaks in the United States, primarily among unvaccinated persons...
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