Monday, February 17, 2014

BART rider with measles potentially exposed thousands

Kurtis Alexander Friday, February 14, 2014
Public health officials issued a warning Thursday that thousands of Bay Area residents were potentially exposed to measles last week when a UC Berkeley student with the virus attended classes in Berkeley and rode on BART.
The student, a Contra Costa County resident whose name was not released, was confirmed to have the highly contagious respiratory disease on Wednesday, and was likely to have been infected while traveling abroad, said officials with Contra Costa Health Services. The student had not received a measles vaccination, officials said...... "Measles is a serious, highly contagious disease," said Dr. Janet Berreman, health officer for the city of Berkeley, in a prepared statement. "It spreads through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Fortunately, the measles vaccine is highly effective in preventing infection."...To Read More......
My Take -  So, it turns out that "Measles is a serious, highly contagious disease"?  Really?   Amazing, you’d think just the opposite when listening to the anti-vaccine ‘all natural crowd’.   Remember this is one of the infections controlled by “vaccinations”.  You know, that procedure the leftists rail against.  If you listen to the “all natural” crowd vaccinations are killing our children and are unnecessary.  And why does society listen to these celebrity loons like Jenny Mccarthy who go around making unscientific and irrational claims about vaccines?  Because other celebrity loons like Oprah promote them. 

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