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NOW WE JUST HAVE TO AVOID IMPORTING MORE: It’s official, measles has been eliminated from the Ameri…

NOW WE JUST HAVE TO AVOID IMPORTING MORE: It’s official, measles has been eliminated from the Americas. “More than 50 years since a vaccine became available, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has officially declared measles eliminated from the Americas – not just the US, but the land mass stretching from Canada to Chile, and all […]
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