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Pinal County Reviews Response to Measles Outbreak in Kearny
Date: 4/13/2015
FLORENCE – In January, the Pinal County Public Health Services District (PCPHSD) found itself in the middle of a developing international story. Four members of a Kearny family following a December trip to Disneyland had contracted the measles virus. None of them had received their MMR vaccination. “Measles is one of the easiest diseases to spread,” Public Health Director Tom Schryer said. “I consider ourselves fortunate that it didn’t spread to more people that came in contact with that family.” PCPHSD released a media statement on January 22, alerting the Town of Kearny that a family had contracted the diseas...MORE
 
 
 
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Joe Pyritz


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Pinal County
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