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Dreamstime
April 05, 2019 - 6:03 pm
Doctors and the CDC say the best way to avoid catching measles is to make sure you are vaccinated.
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Dreamstime
April 03, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Just one person with measles can infect 12 to 18 others, according to health officials, who are strongly urging vaccination.
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April 03, 2019 - 12:31 pm
These cases warrant "investigation into whether there is in fact a connection," FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in a statement.
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Nov 23, 2017; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Staffords wife Kelly Hall Stafford carries their twin girls off the field before the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field. Mandatory (Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports)
Dr. Deanna Lites
April 03, 2019 - 11:17 am
WWJ's Dr. Deanna Lites spoke with neurosurgeon Boyd Richards at Providence Hospital.
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Dreamstime
April 02, 2019 - 6:03 pm
LANSING, Mich. (WWJ) -- The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday the number of measles cases in Southeast Michigan has jumped again, reporting one of the newly confirmed cases is an eight-month-old baby. MDHHS confirmed four new cases of the highly contagious disease,...
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Dreamstime
April 01, 2019 - 4:56 pm
More than 20 cases have been confirmed in southeast Michigan.
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Dr. Deanna Lites
March 30, 2019 - 1:51 pm
There may be a way to reverse nerve damage through your diet.
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Dreamstime
March 28, 2019 - 4:28 pm
Anyone who may have been exposed should watch for symptoms for 21 days.
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Dreamstime
March 26, 2019 - 6:38 pm
"Measles is very contagious," Lynn Sutfin said.
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March 26, 2019 - 5:28 pm
A state of emergency taking effect Tuesday night is intended to persuade parents to have their children vaccinated to reverse the trajectory of the disease's spread.
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