Archive for tag: measles

RCHC Implements Measles Precaution

23 July, 2014 (15:57) | Alerts, Health Advice | By: Zach Muhrer

Measles, a highly infectious virus that causes fever, runny nose, cough and body rash, has hit record numbers this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control Prevention. So far in 2014, the CDC has reported 566 cases of Measles in 20 states. Confirmed cases have been reported in Johnson County, Sedgwick County and the […]

How Do We Educate Vaccine-resistant Parents Without Driving Them Away?

10 July, 2014 (11:49) | Alerts, Health Advice, News | By: Zach Muhrer

PRFM’s own Dr. Loney recently published this article via AAFP.org: As of June 6,¬†nearly 400 cases of measles¬†had been reported in the United States this year. That is by far the highest total since public health officials declared the disease eradicated in this country in 2000. The 16 separate outbreaks in 20 states have led […]