The Guilfordian

Measles outbreak continues in Samoa

Paige Abbott and Annie Vo, Staff Writers

December 20, 2019

The fight against vaccines has been slowly tapping away at American social politics for years now. However, the threat of unvaccinated diseases became apparent on a large scale as Samoa began suffering a severe measles outbreak in early October. According to ABC News, a mistake in the administra...

Get rid of loopholes for vaccinations

Get rid of loopholes for vaccinations

Lily Lou, Staff Writer

February 20, 2015

A disease once eliminated in the United States has reemerged. Last year there were 644 measles cases in the U.S., and this January 102 cases have already emerged. The best way to prevent outbreaks is through state requirements on vaccinations. Before the measles vaccine existed, almost every person...