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As childhood vaccinations lag, doctors worry about measles, chicken pox

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 22, 2021 1:39 PM CT | Published: September 22, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Thousands of locals — mostly children in lower socio-economic brackets — could be vulnerable to diseases such as measles, diphtheria and chicken pox.

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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.


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