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Measles seldom crossed paths with cancer survivors, but now that may change.
Do you need a measles booster or will the vaccine you had as a child protect you?
At press time, more than 700 cases of the highly contagious disease were confirmed in 22 states so far.
Many diseases could make a comeback if people stop getting vaccinated.
Researchers say one explanation for the link is that infections may cause chronic inflammation and lead to atherosclerosis in the arteries.
Most states in the U.S. have not yet met the 95 percent vaccinated rate set by Healthy People 2020.
Studies show only one in 1 million children experiences an adverse reaction to a vaccine.
Measles, mumps, rubella and varicella shots do have some seizure risk, but it gets worse the longer you wait.
The CDC advises that children be vaccinated against a variety of common harmful diseases.
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