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Largest Measles Outbreak in 15 Years in US | Care2 Causes

Largest Measles Outbreak in 15 Years in US | Care2 Causes

214 children have contracted measles so far this year in the US in the largest outbreak of the infectious disease in 15 years . Public health officials believe that international travel and not enough people being vaccinated against the disease are the cause. While US vaccination rates for measles are 90 percent, higher than in Western Europe, Africa, and Asia , the controversy over the MMR vaccine being somehow connected to autism — a claim that has been soundly refuted by scientific studies — has led to parents choosing not to vaccine their children, or to delay vaccination. The MMR-autism controversy ballooned over the past decade since a British doctor, Andrew Wakefield , claimed that he had found a link between the vaccine and autism, the neurodevelopment disorder. Even though the journal, The Lancet, has retracted the study in which Wakefield published his findings ,...

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