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August 28th, 2013
12:02 AM ET

Measles outbreak puts church at odds with science on vaccinations

A dangerous outbreak of measles at a Texas megachurch is the latest collision of personal faith and public health. Sixteen members of the Eagle Mountain International Church have been sickened, the youngest just four months old. The church promotes faith healing and has preached against vaccinations in the past. Now, the pastor is calling on church members to seek the counsel of God before consulting a medical professional. 360's Randi Kaye has the story.

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August 28th, 2013
12:02 AM ET

Vaccination myths vs. reality

Sixteen members of the Eagle Mountain International Church in Texas caught the measles, a highly contagious disease that’s easily prevented by vaccination. But getting vaccinated is something the church has preached against. Church officials have even played on parents’ fears about autism, even though claims about vaccines causing autism have been debunked by science. This is just one of several recent measles outbreaks across the U.S.. Anderson discussed all of this with chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

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August 28th, 2013
12:02 AM ET

Yosemite fire doubles in size

Thousands of firefighters are working around the clock to stop a giant wildfire from spreading farther into Yosemite National Park. The Rim Fire doubled in a day. There are fears the fast-moving blaze could spread to the park's massive sequoias. Some of them are thousands of years old. Also in danger: thousands of structures and a reservoir that provides water to millions of people in San Francisco. 360's Gary Tuchman is in Yosemite with the latest.

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