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Expert Alert: Quebec measles outbreak worsens


An outbreak of measles - a highly contagious respiratory disease - has affected 254 people in Quebec, and officials expect more as the virus spreads among people who have not been vaccinated.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/story/2011/06/06/quebec-measles-outbreak.html

The following McGill expert is available for comment today:

Dr. Brian Ward, Associate Professor; Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

Expertise: Infectious diseases, international health, vaccine immunology, vaccine adverse events



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