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A person prepares a measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, which protects against 93-97 percent of measles cases. Health officials say a case has been reported in Jefferson County.
Matthew Lotz
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U.S. Air Force
Doctors at Washington University are investigating whether the commonly used measles, mumps and rubella vaccine could protect people against getting sick with the coronavirus. The large international study is based on the concept of trained immunity – the idea that live vaccines can turbocharge the immune system.
The city has issued demolition permits for a group of historic buildings in Downtown West. They’re slated to become parking. We’ll discuss the argument for saving these buildings.