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Yes, the Measles Outbreak in Texas May Have to Do With Parents Not Vaccinating Their Kids

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) released a statement on Jan. 19 alerting families in Ellis County, TX of a measles outbreak after six cases were confirmed. All six patients who contracted the measles are between 8 months and 27 years old and were not vaccinated previously.

The press release specifically urged anyone who attended the ShowBiz Cinemas in Waxahachie on Jan. 9 to check for symptoms since a customer who was sick with the measles saw a movie that day. Five more cases have been reported since the press release, and the Texas Department of State Health Services is encouraging parents to get families vaccinated against the disease:

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