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Measles at Orana

By johnboy 23 November 2011 88

The Health Directorate is warning of a measles outbreak at the Orana Steiner School:

The ACT Health Directorate has been notified of measles in students from the Orana Steiner School in Weston. Two confirmed cases were notified yesterday and investigations have led to the identification of further cases today.  

The Chief Health Officer Paul Kelly has written to parents at the school today. “We are asking parents of students at Orana School to be alert to measles symptoms, exclude their child from school if they develop measles, seek urgent medical advice and contact the Directorate,” ACT Chief Health Officer, Dr Paul Kelly said.  

“Health Protection Service (HPS) has begun contacting people believed to have been exposed recommending post exposure prophylaxis in line with national guidelines.

“Priority has been given to contacting the household and those most recently exposed contacts at GP surgeries and the Canberra Hospital . The guidelines require the Measles Mumps Rubella vaccine (MMR) to be given within 3 days or Normal Human Immunoglobulin (NHIG) within 6 days.  

“Parents of any unvaccinated students in the same class as the students with measles are being asked to exclude their child from school until the end of next week,” the Chief Health Officer said.  

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HenryBG said :

Check out what the anti-vaccine hippy-dimwits are up to now:

http://www.naturematters.info/

Children’s Books

Melanie’s Marvellous Measles

a children’s story written by

Stephanie Messenger

This book takes children aged 4 – 10 years on a journey of discovering about the ineffectiveness of vaccinations, while teaching them to embrace childhood disease, heal if they get a disease, and build their immune systems naturally.

So, from being merely ignorant, careless and irresponsible, they are now in fact actively *promoting* disease in the community.
They *want* children to get sick.

They are completely insane.

One wonders if they recommend the same method to prevent HIV/AIDS?

Thumper 2:51 pm 15 Dec 11

HenryBG said :

Check out what the anti-vaccine hippy-dimwits are up to now:

http://www.naturematters.info/

Children’s Books

Melanie’s Marvellous Measles

a children’s story written by

Stephanie Messenger

This book takes children aged 4 – 10 years on a journey of discovering about the ineffectiveness of vaccinations, while teaching them to embrace childhood disease, heal if they get a disease, and build their immune systems naturally.

So, from being merely ignorant, careless and irresponsible, they are now in fact actively *promoting* disease in the community.
They *want* children to get sick.

They are completely insane.

The scary thing is that people actually believe this idiocy.

Luckily we don’t have a Black Death or Sweating Sickness outbreak. But then again, i’m sure our immune systems will protect us…

HenryBG said :

Check out what the anti-vaccine hippy-dimwits are up to now:

http://www.naturematters.info/

Children’s Books

Melanie’s Marvellous Measles

a children’s story written by

Stephanie Messenger

This book takes children aged 4 – 10 years on a journey of discovering about the ineffectiveness of vaccinations, while teaching them to embrace childhood disease, heal if they get a disease, and build their immune systems naturally.

So, from being merely ignorant, careless and irresponsible, they are now in fact actively *promoting* disease in the community.
They *want* children to get sick.

They are completely insane.

It is really sad that her child died, but, the path she advocates will lead to the deaths of many,many more children.

HenryBG 2:26 pm 15 Dec 11

Check out what the anti-vaccine hippy-dimwits are up to now:

http://www.naturematters.info/

Children’s Books

Melanie’s Marvellous Measles

a children’s story written by

Stephanie Messenger

This book takes children aged 4 – 10 years on a journey of discovering about the ineffectiveness of vaccinations, while teaching them to embrace childhood disease, heal if they get a disease, and build their immune systems naturally.

So, from being merely ignorant, careless and irresponsible, they are now in fact actively *promoting* disease in the community.
They *want* children to get sick.

They are completely insane.

josquin 1:49 pm 15 Dec 11

well i’m a GP and if any anti-vaccination parents ever come to darken my threshold for a certificate of conscientious objection, i shall reply that my conscience forbids me to ever endorse any anti-vaccination behaviour. so there!

luther_bendross 9:29 am 01 Dec 11

steve2277 said :

…we just happen to see the vaccine paradigm is broken…

Science is not a paradigm/though system. Science is science.

steve2277 said :

We care about our kids welfare as much as anyone else.

No, no you don’t, worse than that, you put the whole community at risk. How one can favour anecdotes over science floors me.

Mumbucks 12:39 am 01 Dec 11

Woody Mann-Caruso said :

Must’ve been some massive improvements in hygeine in Ireland in 1985, when the number of measles cases dropped from 99000 to 200 in two years. I’m sure the introduction of the measles vaccine that year was just a coincidence.

Obvious

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