measles

California Health Officials Warn About Measles Parties
Back in the 50's before the measles vaccination was created, parents would hold measles parties to deliberately expose their child to the measles, in hopes that it would build immunity from the disease.  Now it seems this is becoming popular again, especially in the communities that do not believe i…
Amtrak Passengers Warned About Measles Exposure
Passengers who rode on Amtrak’s northeast regional train No. 171 last Wednesday  may have been exposed to the measles. Virginia health officials issued the alert after a foreign visitor came down with the highly contagious illness.