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60 a day

The December 9 1950 edition of the Toronto Daily Star contained this brief article about a measles epidemic in Hamilton:

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This is a sobering reminder that childhood diseases such as measles were common before the introduction and standard use of vaccines such as the MMR vaccine. (I was a small child in the 1960s, and I remember contracting mumps and chicken pox. As I recall, my sisters contracted rubella, but I did not.)

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