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The Washington Post: New York City vaccination order shines spotlight on insular Jewish community


Measles, considered eliminated from the United States in 2000, leads not only to a fever and a rash, it also can cause pneumonia as well as encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain that can have long-term consequences. Before the widespread use of vaccines began in 1963, it infected millions every year in the United States, killing several hundred.

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