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900 American students into quarantine because of the measles

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In Los Angeles were already more than 900 students and staff of two universities temporarily placed in quarantine because they may be infected with the measles. President Trump has once again highlighted the importance of a vaccination against measles.

To 900 students and university staff in Los Angeles is asked to stay at home. It is one of the largest quarantainebevelen from the history of California.

The measures came after it appeared that two of the five people who were diagnosed with the measles students were at the California State University (Cal State L. A.) and the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Everything together had more than 900 persons who are not immediately a proof of vaccination could submit orders to stay at home. In the meantime, it would be about 700 of them in seclusion dwell.

If it turns out that other people on the campuses have become infected with the measles, the quarantine may be extended, if necessary, until the end of this school year.

Measles is one of the besmettelijkste disease in the world and can cause serious or even fatal cause complications (encephalitis, pneumonia, loss of vision). The disease spreads through coughing and sneezing, but the virus can still for two hours in the air survive after the sick person has left the room. If a patient, for example, a table or a doorknob touched, he can in this way still pass the disease.

The United States camps at this time with the worst mazelenepidemie since 2000. The American CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) was recently know that this year all of the 695 cases of the measles were registered.

Trump understands importance of vaccinations

In the United States there is an active antivaccinatiebeweging. Quite a few parents refuse to have their children vaccinated, due to religious reasons but also because they have the benefit of doubt or fear for the adverse side-effects. The authorities try to counter that tendency to go through the importance of vaccination in children is stress. Also, Donald Trump does that.

“The parents should have their children vaccinated. That is very important, ” the president said from the garden of the White House.

Remarkable: in the past, explained the billionaire often the link between autism and the simultaneous administration of vaccines. Recently he came there, however, not more back on.

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