April 05, 2019

Vax Facts Friday 4.5.19

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Q: Two NCAA basketball teams during the 1988-89 season played multiple games without any spectators due to an outbreak of what vaccine preventable disease?

A. Influenza
B. Haemophilus influenzae type b
C. Measles
D. Pertussis

 

The correct answer is C. Measles
A measles outbreak during the 1988-89 basketball season caused Siena College (New York) and the University of Hartford (Connecticut) basketball teams to play five games without spectators.
 

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