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Ohio Has Lowest Vaccine Rate In The Nation

Ohio is tied with Colorado and West Virginia for the nation's lowest rate of vaccinating residents against measles.
February 5, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control reports Ohio has the lowest rate of vaccinating children against measles in the country.

Ohio Reports More Measles Cases Among States In 2014

Ohio reports more measles cases in 2014 than any other state.
February 4, 2015

Federal officials say Ohio had more than 300 reported measles cases last year – more than any other state.

Ohio Measles Outbreak Appears To Be Over With 377 Cases

Measles in the blood
September 9, 2014

Health officials say the Ohio outbreak that helped push the number of U.S. measles cases to a two-decade high appears to have ended.

Ohio Health Department Urges Vaccines As Classes Start

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August 16, 2014

The Ohio Department of Health is urging parents to make sure children are up-to-date on vaccinations to protect them and their classmates as they begin a new school year.

Ohio Fights To Contain Measles Outbreak Among Amish

Nurse Jacqueline Fletcher prepares an Amish boy to be vaccinated against Measles
16, 2014

In a handful of counties northeast of Columbus public health officials are traveling back roads and setting up clinics in churches and town halls. They’re trying to contain a measles outbreak among the mostly unvaccinated Amish community.

Ohio Confirms 83 Measles Cases Over 6 Counties

Measles in the blood
May 17, 2014

Health officials say 83 cases of measles have been confirmed in an Ohio outbreak that began among Amish who had traveled to the Philippines, which has had an epidemic.