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Nation IN BRIEF : NEW JERSEY : Measles Outbreak at Rutgers University

March 28, 1994|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

A measles outbreak at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., led to the declaration of state of emergency in order to vaccinate 40,000 students, faculty and staff. More than 20 suspected cases of measles involving Rutgers students have been reported, and three have been confirmed by the state, officials said. Starting today, the state Department of Health will provide free vaccinations to everyone at Rutgers' main campuses in New Brunswick and a branch campus in Piscataway.

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