A nasty cold-type virus is hitting children hard in several midwestern states, including Missouri, where state health officials have confirmed three local cases.
The CDC’s Dr. Melinda Wharton says Missouri is one of 13 states to have a measles vaccination rate below 90 percent.
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“Antibiotics, when they’re used appropriately, are life-saving drugs but when they’re used inappropriately that’s when we run into the problems,” SLU physician Nirav Patel says.
Missouri is above the national average for the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine as well as Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A vaccines.