Category Archives: Measles

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What is community immunity?

In 2000, measles had all but stopped spreading in the U.S. That’s because vaccination rates were high enough to keep people from getting the disease. When enough of the communityRead More

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Measles: What you need to know

Measles is a highly contagious disease, meaning it spreads easily. The trademark symptom is a blotchy, red rash. Measles is so contagious that if one person has it, up toRead More