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Kenai Public Health Center on alert for measles

...money to the area. With a high number of measles outbreaks in the Lower 48 from Jan. 1...Barrows said Alaska hasn't had a reported measles case since 2000, the state is ranked...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, measles was documented as eliminated, not native...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-10/kenai-public-health-center-on-alert-
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What others say: Measles outbreak a reminder to vaccinate

...officials about a resurgence in cases of measles nationwide.The Centers for Disease Control reported this month that measles has reached a 20-year high, and...told The Daily Reflector that with measles' virtual disappearance in years past...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-18/what-others-say-measles-outbreak-
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Kenai Chamber celebrates 60 years of supporting commerce

...in-between that the Kenai Chamber has been local businesses best friend."Following Peggy was Sue Carter then I believe Laura Measles so we have quite a few CEO's still with us in the community, so I think there is a link between longevity and serving the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-04-21/kenai-chamber-celebrates-60-year
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...since more than 100 people fell ill in a measles outbreak traced to Disneyland. Critics...the possibility of a link between the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, bowel disease...others say they are not worried about measles because their children have strong immune...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/gosia-wozniacka/2015-02-23
Many local children exempt from vaccinations

...variety of diseases.Those diseases include measles, mumps, polio, varicella (chickenpox...especially with the recent outbreak of measles at Disneyland in California. Since the beginning of January, over 120 cases of measles have been confirmed across 17 states and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-09/many-local-children-exempt-from-vacc
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Bob Franken: Bitter, nasty medicine

...he was a tad defensive in Londontown. After all, the herd of journalists had asked him earlier about the current spread of measles and the controversy over those who refuse to get their children immunized in the face of overwhelming assurances from medical...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-07/bob-franken-bitter-nasty-medicine
Opinion
Health officials confirm Alaska mumps case

...diagnosed with mumps five days before the group left.The woman told health officials she thought she had received the mumps, measles and rubella vaccination as a child. She did not have a record of the vaccination.No one else on the trip were affected.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-08/health-officials-confirm-alaska-mump
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Cal Thomas: Constitution 'central to our way of life'

...those who are to be denied entry are children who have not been vaccinated for certain types of diseases, including mumps, measles, rubella, polio, tetanus and diphtheria toxoids, pertussis, influenza type B and hepatitis B, and any other vaccinations...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-07/cal-thomas-constitution-central-t
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The foolish anti-vaccination crowd

...to 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-19/the-foolish-anti-vaccination-crow
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-10/former-school-nurse-pleads-guilty-to
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