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Measles cases in the U.S. are surging at the fastest pace in nearly two decades, fueled mostly by unvaccinated travelers sparking outbreaks from California to New York and, now, in Ohio, where 13 members of an Amish community may have fallen ill.







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Mountain of Danger: Climate Change Could Make Everest Even Riskier

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