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A measles outbreak is taking hold in the US

Jodi Krawitt holds her son Rhett, 6, in their home in Corte Madera, California. Rhett is recovering from leukemia and his father is concerned his child could succumb to an outbreak of measles at his Northern California school. Krawitt is asking officials to bar entry to any student not vaccinated because of a family's personal beliefs.


Elijah Nouvelage / Reuters

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Tagged: United KingdomUnited StatesAndrew WakefieldRand PaulVaccinesmeaslesmedicineautism.