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State recommends measles vaccinations after case confirmed in Ulster County

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The state Department of Health is recommending all New Yorkers get vaccinated against the measles, after a case was confirmed in an Ulster County child. State Health Commissioner Dr. Nirav R. Shah said in a statement this afternoon that there is a misconception around that measles is a childhood disease of the past. "It remains a highly contagious viral disease that can cause serious health problems and even death,” Shah said. “The good news is ...

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