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Ohio Measles Outbreak Appears To Be Over With 377 Cases

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Measles in the blood
12:19PM
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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8:10PM
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

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Nurse Jacqueline Fletcher prepares an Amish boy to be vaccinated against Measles
5:00AM
June
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

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Measles in the blood
6:48AM
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.