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The foolish anti-vaccination crowd dramatically diminish diseases like measles and whooping cough in the developed world...give them a boost. A developer of the measles vaccine, Dr. Samuel Katz, says the...not whether we shall see a world without measles, but when." Not if Jenny McCarthy has...
Former school nurse pleads guilty to tampering

...February 2012.All students in Alaska schools are required to "be immunized against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, measles, mumps, rubella and Hepatitis A and B, unless exempt for medical or religious reasons," according to Alaska statute...

...distemper has not been routine and few animals that die in the wild are ever found.Canine distemper virus, a close relative of measles, is associated mostly with domestic dogs though it has infected - and ravaged - other carnivore populations.It brought the...
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OP-ed: Delay in vaccinations a cause for concern

...000 cases of paralytic polio were reported each year in the United States.Before measles immunization was available, nearly everyone in the U.S. got measles, and hundreds died annually from the infection.Prior to pertussis (whooping cough...
Health clinics offer back-to-school shots

...diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis, or whooping cough) against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) and polio shots. As of last year, the state also requires vaccinations against hepatitis A and B...
Well-traveled doctor retires after 44 years

...the Public Health Service in Alaska, tuberculosis and infectious diseases were the major killers. ''Kids were dying of measles, dying of diarrhea and dehydration, and TB was rampant,'' he recalled. ''One time I went to Stevens Village and half...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Archives04/27/00

...spans four decades UAF faculty win Usibelli awards Suspect drags detective with car; officers shoot out tires Case of measles case reported in Anchorage Yakutat Natives see cruise ships as threat to seal pups Park Service bans snowmobiles from...


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