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Scripps Experts Outline Measles Risk

Doctors discuss highly-contagious disease in wake of Disneyland scare

Scripps recommends isolation of measles and the importance of children recieving their immunizations.

Scripps Health Drs. Shawn Evans and Mark Shalauta recently shared with the local media the possible dangers associated with the measles, a highly-contagious and serious virus, and the steps people can take to protect themselves and others, including making certain that they are vaccinated.


Watch the News 8 broadcast with Dr. Evans, an emergency medicine physician at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla: Just How Dangerous is the Measles?

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