Health Rewind: Big Push for African-Americans in the South to Get Health Care

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Measles Outbreak in NYC

A measles outbreak is being reported in the Upper Manhattan and the Bronx areas of New York City. Twenty cases of the measles, a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus, have been diagnosed among babies, teens and adults, says New York NBC affiliates. Health officials are urging those who haven’t been vaccinated to do so as soon as possible. 

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