Anti-Vaccine movement has brought back measles and mumps

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Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that can cause pneumonia, encephalitis, even death. Most often, we hear little about it because routine vaccinations have protected us from ever getting it. A measles outbreak in the Los Angeles area of Southern California and Santa Barbara County, however, has health officials recommending the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine as…