Docs Find Rise in Measles Cases a 'Tragedy'

For many doctors, reports by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showing the largest increase in measles cases in almost 20 years is troubling but not surprising. "This is a tragedy," said Dr. William Schaffner, chairman of preventative medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Only six months into the calendar year, 152 Americans have already been diagnosed with measles ? double the average number of cases in a half-year, and the largest outbreak in nearly two...Full Story
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