Kent Co. infant being tested for measles

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KENT COUNTY, Mich. — The Kent County Health Department announced Friday that an infant is being tested for measles.

According to a release, the child is suffering from a “rash illness,” but the symptoms are not fully consistent with measles.  Further testing by the Centers for Disease Control are being performed to confirm the illness is measles.

The CDC test results are expected late next week.

“The child has not reached the age range for vaccination (12 months-15 months). Parents are self-isolating the child based on CDC recommendations as a  precautionary measure,” the health department said in a release.

Kent County Administrative Health Officer Adam London said there are inconsistencies in the child’s symptoms compared to the case definition of measles.

“Still, this situation should remind all of us that community based vaccination programs provide important protection for babies that are too young to receive the vaccine themselves,” London said in a release.

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1 Comment

  • Ty Thacker

    Dr. Maurice Hilleman, the creator of the measles and many other vaccines, admits in this interview originally aired on PBS that vaccines are dangerous and all contain wild undetectable viruses that cause cancer, leukemia, and more diseases. As Chief of the vaccine division of Merck Pharmaceuticals he witnessed the AIDS virus and SV40 cancer viruses deliberately allowed to go into polio and other vaccines. He also states that the media and government lied and covered up the truth that polio was not stopped by the vaccine, but rather introduced the cancer epidemic in this country.