Note to The Powers-That-Be: Measles is NOT Ebola!

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An outbreak is defined as three or more cases. Of measles—an illness that is self-limited and benign for nearly all who got it. Before I go on, let's remember how measles was regarded when I was growing up. Recall that the Brady Bunch became infected with measles. I do not recall newspaper headlines blaring about the Brady's serious illness. I don't think the health department was on the episode investigating how the Brady's became ill. Furthermore, I don't remember Congress investigating why all the Brady's became ill. Nor do I have any memory of state legislatures trying to take parental rights away because the Brady's developed measles. I think Mr. and Mrs. Brady would have had something to say about that one!

Here's what I remember about the Brady's measles show:

That was in a different era when measles was considered a right of passage for nearly all children. In fact, children who naturally developed measles and recovere
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