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Who is Alexander Langmuir?

Alexander Langmuir is typically described as a hero or titan of public health. Then why do some folks think he was against the flu and measles vaccines? Who is Alexander Langmuir? Dr. Alexander Langmuir has been called the father of infectious disease epidemiology. Why? In 1949, he established the CDC’s Epidemiology Program. Actually, at the …

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Do More Vaccinated or Unvaccinated Kids Get Sick in Outbreaks?

Most outbreaks are started by someone who is unvaccinated, often after a trip out of the country, and the resulting outbreak will likely get many more unvaccinated than vaccinated folks sick.

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