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Posts tagged MMR

The Unnecessary Measles Outbreak

photo of a child with measles
Outbreak Like a suspenseful science fiction flick, there is a looming epidemic threatening us. Although the outbreak is moving too slowly to make a good movie, it is spreading across the world, causing 158,000 deaths last year, and possibly more this year. And it’s a tragic epidemic, because it is entirely preventable.   The measles vacc [...]

Flu Near You

A map of Massachusetts from flunearyou.org that shows flu reports
flunearyou.org shows you where outbreaks are occurring. Flu Near You is a site administered by Healthmap of Boston Children’s Hospital in partnership with the American Public Health Association and the Skoll Global Threats Fund. Similar to the European service, Influenzanet written about recently on this blog, Flunearyou.org allows you to:   [...]

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