It would not be unusual to see so many headlines about measles... if this were 1919. But 100 years later, the disease had become rare indeed, until the distrust of vaccines led more parents to opt not to have their kids immunized.
So Clark County, Washington (Vancouver) has an outbreak of dozens of cases, one of which is from across the river in Portland. Jackson County Health officials point out that there are NO cases of measles in the county at the moment.
But they're putting out reminders of vaccines and their uses just the same.
Medical Director Dr. James Shames and Nursing Supervisor Stacey Gregg visit.