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Kenai Public Health Center on alert for measles 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...
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...
Kenai Chamber celebrates 60 years of supporting commerce 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...
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...
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...
Opinion"Doctors Without Borders re-opened its clinic doors last Thursday to a flood of residents seeking help for malaria, measles, diarrhea, respiratory tract infections - and hunger. The group screened 600 children and found 50 faced the most dire level...
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...


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