Measles

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Old Diseases Making A Comeback

Tuesday, officials say a parent reported that their child – a student at Ben Franklin Elementary School – had a scarlet fever.

02/05/2015

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Health Officials: More Allegheny Co. Kids Getting Measles Vaccinations At Recommended Ages

The measles – highly contagious, and according to most medical experts, highly preventable.

02/03/2015

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

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Health Dept.: 2nd Measles Case A False Alarm

Allegheny County health officials say a report of a second case of measles within the last month was a false alarm.

05/30/2014

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2nd Measles Case Under Investigation By Health Dept.

The Allegheny County Health Department is investigating after a second person has come down with a suspected case of the measles this month.

05/24/2014

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Allegheny County Health Dept. Investigating Measles Case

Officials with the Allegheny County Health Department who are investigating after a resident was diagnosed with measles are urging anyone who may have been exposed to report it.

05/08/2014

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Officials Issue Warning After Person With Measles Rides Port Authority Bus

Officials are asking people to come forward, after it was discovered that a person rode a Port Authority bus while infected with measles.

02/21/2014

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Measles Outbreak In Europe Puts U.S. Health Officials On Alert

A big measles outbreak in Europe has health officials watching for any concerning patterns here.

05/06/2011

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