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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.


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Health Watch: OC Leading Nation In New Cases Of Measles

Concern is growing, and rapidly, about the outbreak.


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OC Health Officials Warn Of Measles Outbreak

The Orange County Health Department held an emergency meeting Tuesday in response to an outbreak of measles.

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7 Cases Of Measles Confirmed In Orange County

Seven cases of measles have been confirmed in Orange County this year and authorities say the most recent cases spent time in public areas while contagious.


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Measles On The Rise In SoCal, Health Officials Say

Measles are on the rise in Southern California, according to health officials.


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3 Cases Of Measles Reported In OC

There has been three confirmed cases of measles in Orange County over the past six weeks, according to health officials.

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Ventura County Has 1 Confirmed Case Of Measles

Authorities Friday confirmed one case of the measles in Ventura County and some doctors are urging parents to have their children vaccinated against the potentially deadly disease.


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Vaccination Debate Continues Between SoCal Parents, Doctors

More and more Angelenos have decided not to get their children vaccinated for potentially deadly diseases, which has reignited an on-going debate between parents and doctors.

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CDC: U.S. Measles Cases Reach 15-Year High

Health officials say 118 cases of measles have been reported in the United States so far this year — the highest number this early in the year since 1996.


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Parents Opt Out Of Kids’ Vaccinations Over Autism Fears

Despite the re-emergence of measles in the Southland, officials say many parents are opting not to vaccinate their child over increased fears of links to autism.



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