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Global News Edmonton - Measles outbreak: 5 questions and answers site description for Global News Edmonton - Measles outbreak: 5 questions and answers
Feb. 17, 2015 "Here are answers to some questions about why some vaccinated people still ended up infected, why parents are refusing the vaccine and how to tell if your child is immune." [site] 
http://globalnews.ca/news/1834588/measles-outbreak-5-questions-and-answers/

 
Measles Are Back: Key Questions and Answers on Disease, Vaccinations site description for Measles Are Back: Key Questions and Answers on Disease, Vaccinations
January 2015 - National Geographic looks at the most recent measles outbreak and then provides background information about the disease itself and vaccinations. 
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2015/01/150124-measles-vaccinations-california-outbreak-disney-medicine/

 
CBC: Measles: What you need to know site description for CBC: Measles: What you need to know
February 2015 - This article addresses some of the most commonly asked questions about measles and provides a couple of video links to more information. 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/measles-what-you-need-to-know-1.2944065

 
Vaccinations: Pro and Anti-Vaxxer parents make their cases site description for Vaccinations: Pro and Anti-Vaxxer parents make their cases
February 2015 - The Current with Anna Marie Tremonti asked both pro and anti-vaccine parents to offer their perspectives. You can listen to the entire broadcast (1:54). 
http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/2015/02/09/vaccinations-pro-and-anti-vaxxer-parents-make-their-cases/

 
CTV News: Interactive map: 2014 measles cases in Canada site description for CTV News: Interactive map: 2014 measles cases in Canada
Here is a map showing where measles cases have been confirmed across the country in 2014, according to the Public Health Agency. Click on each of the points to read more details. 
http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/map-2014-measles-cases-in-canada

 
Globe and Mail: Helping parents sort vaccination fact from myth site description for Globe and Mail: Helping parents sort vaccination fact from myth
Oct. 21, 2013 - "When Vancouver parents clash with their doctor over whether to vaccinate a child, they are often referred to B.C. Children’s Hospital pediatrician Jane Finlay. To ensure they consider at least some injections, Finlay wields tactics not always associated with medical experts: humour,... 
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/helping-parents-sort-vaccination-fact-from-myth/articl
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Public Health Agency of Canada: Flu Watch site description for Public Health Agency of Canada: Flu Watch
This Government of Canada website is set up for Canadians to have the latest information on influenza, summarizing influenza surveillance activities in Canada. Animated maps are included as well as numerous links to flu resources. 
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/fluwatch/index-eng.php
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