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Nikki Craven at a rally in California in 2015, opposing legislation that would require immunizations, an effort to combat outbreaks of measles and whooping cough.
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Nikki Craven at a rally in California in 2015, opposing legislation that would require immunizations, an effort to combat outbreaks of measles and whooping cough.
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43 measles cases and counting ... so how to stay healthy?

These measles cases are mostly clustered in southwest Washington state, on the east side of Clark County. Most patients are under 10 and were not immunized.

This outbreak has led to a raft of listener questions about the measles and how to stay healthy.

Here to help answer your questions is Dr Helen Chu, of University of Washington Medicine and the School of Public Health. She also teaches a course on vaccines.