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OCT 18, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Tanzania launches giant measles vaccination drive

Arusha (Tanzania) (AFP) - Tanzania on Saturday launched its biggest ever campaign against measles and rubella aimed at protecting 21 million children from the potentially fatal diseases.

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OCT 15, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Jon Stewart Finds Sanity-Resistant Strain Of Ebola Fear In Congress

The media is in a full-scale panic over Ebola, even though experts say there's no reason for most people to worry. "So we've heard from experts who say this is a dangerous but manageable situation," Jon Stewart said on "The Daily Show" on Tuesday night. "Now let's hear from the opposite of an expert: A Congressman." With that, Stewart turned ...

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OCT 13, 2014 - NPR

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A Polar Bear Might Keep The Measles Away, But Shots Work Better

Sophie Blackall, illustrator of the best-selling Ivy and Bean books, has enlisted her heroines in the effort to eradicate measles. They decide that a shot is more practical than moving to the moon.

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OCT 12, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Cities, states scramble after Dallas's Ebola missteps expose planning gaps

By Sharon Begley and Yasmeen Abutaleb NEW YORK (Reuters) - The missteps in Dallas's handling of the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States have revealed an uncomfortable reality: state and city plans for handling the deadly virus are based on generic recommendations for everything from measles to floods, to hurricanes and dirty bombs. Even before Sunday's news that ...

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OCT 03, 2014 - Huffington Post

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What Parents Should Know About The Respiratory Bug Plaguing Kids

NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of severe respiratory illnesses has swept the country in the last two months, propelled by what was long considered an uncommon germ. The enterovirus 68 has caused serious breathing problems in many children, and now is being eyed as possible factor in at least four deaths, and muscle weakness and paralysis in children in ...

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