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Kenai health center on alert for measles to the area.With a high number of measles outbreaks in the Lower 48 from Jan. 1...Barrows said Alaska hasn't had a reported measles case since 2000, the state is ranked...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, measles was documented as eliminated, not native...
Alaska raises concerns over possible mine activity in Canada

...planned or potential mining activity in British Columbia is so pocked that Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott says it looks like it has the measles. It's the cluster of dots in northwest British Columbia - including a prospect billed as one of the largest undeveloped...
California Legislature OKs school vaccine bill vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland.The Senate reaffirmed the bill striking...of Santa Monica introduced the measure after the outbreak of measles at Disneyland in December infected over 100 people in the U...
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California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation

...contentious California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country following an outbreak of measles at Disneyland late last year.Brown, a Democrat, issued a signing statement just one day after lawmakers sent him the bill...
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Q&A with Bill Bennett

...cumulative effects of all the mines. People have said maps of BC's proposed mines make the province look like it has the measles. To what extent you all are considering cumulative effects?We are developing what's known as a cumulative effects framework...
In South Sudan a fragile peace allows food deliveries

...rates of child malnutrition despite earlier famine fears, but he said there were worrisome outbreaks of watery diarrhea, measles, and malaria.In Koch, Nyanchar said she won't wait to see if this lull in fighting will last. Clutching a yellow token...
Nation and World
California vaccine bill clears major legislative hurdle

...obstacles before the measure heads to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown.The bill aims to increase immunization rates after a measles outbreak linked to Disneyland in December sickened over 100 people in the U.S. and Mexico.It would give California one...
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Local filmmaker Hebert to make "Yuuyaraq" into a film

...isolation was not sufficient to avoid the viruses. Disease came. Alaskans died. By some accounts, the devastating 1900 measles epidemic killed up to 60 percent of residents in some villages. Less than two decades later, the infamous influenza pandemic...
Statewide creative writing contest winners include Southeast residents

...the Alaska Dispatch News:? Grand Prize: "The Old Road: Measles 1963" by Cass Crandall, Homer? Editor's Choice: "Atop...Anchorage (HM)? Nonfiction Open to Public: "The Old Road: Measles 1963" by Cass Crandall, Homer (winner); "The Coffin...
Tribes, public work toward unified voice

...Thursday that there aren't just a few proposed.If small mines were there as well, "that map would look like a map with the measles," Mallott said. Guy Archibald of Inside Passage Water Keeper, a program of the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council...


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