Health Feb 10

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Why you shouldn’t RSVP to a ‘measles party’

In California, a parent reportedly invited others to a “measles party” -- a way to intentionally expose unvaccinated children to the virus with the goal of building immunity. Rear Adm. Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Nation Jan 28

Some states are making it more difficult for children to skip vaccines to prevent the spread of disease. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images
You could get the measles, even if you’re vaccinated

Contained inside the data of the latest measles outbreak is a surprising — and troubling — number. Among the 51 measles cases linked directly to Disneyland, six of the people had received their measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, according to…