Measles, once eradicated from the US, reported in 12 states

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(Worthy News) - Measles cases have cropped up across 12 states over the last ten weeks — nearly two decades since the highly contagious disease was said to be eradicated in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Some 228 measles cases were reported to the CDC in the U.S. between Jan. 1 and March 7, more than half of the 372 cases that were reported during all of 2018. Outbreaks, defined as three or more cases, have been reported in six areas: Washington, New York City, New York’s Rockland County, Texas, Illinois and California.

There’s been a resurgence in the disease in the U.S. and other developed countries amid increasing resistance from parents to vaccinate their children. Measles is highly contagious, infecting up to 90 percent of unvaccinated people who are exposed to an infected person, the CDC said. [ Source: CNBC (Read More...) ]

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  1. It has to do specifically with the Measles vaccine. There's some research and data that seems to prove a connection between specifically the Measles vaccine and Autism. Autism is running amok just like Alzheimer's though at the other end of the age spectrum. That's why governments (the US, UK, many EU nations, etc) are hitting hard at the anti-vax folks with this development, it's a perfect play in their playbook to make it sound like antivax'ers are akin to parents killing their own kids. Nothing could be further from the truth. There are antiVax people who are against any/all vaccines, and then there is specifically an issue regarding the Measles vaccine and the skyrocketting numbers of kids becoming autistic when they were not born that way.

    Albert Dager's (1938-2018) Journal # 40-02, which can still be downloaded for free at (his) Media Spotlight .org site, explains it all, both sides, before he takes a side on it. Besides being a truly great man and one of the finest Christian writers of our times, he was a great researcher into media issues for Christ.

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