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Medicine: Measles #1064521

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) The measles outbreak originating from a mega church near Ft. Worth, Texas reviewed; details given about vaccine recommendations and the contagiousness of measles; case map shown. [Parents Victoria AGUILERA‡, Natasha BELL†- - comment.] [Tarrant County Health Department chief epidemiologist Dr. Russell JONES†- says someone had come back from a country where measles is more common.] [Pediatrician Dr. Laura POPPER††- worries about families opting out of vaccines; says the idea that autism is connected with MMR is a lie.]

Holt, Lester;
Snyderman, Nancy

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