What's archaic, contagious, and has a high rate of complications? That's right, measles. At the time of this writing, an outbreak has hit at least 14 states. Here are the best ways to stay safe if the infamous virus moves in to your neighborhood.
Roald Dahl – author of such books as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, and Matilda – lost his eldest daughter, Olivia, to measles in 1962. Twenty-six years later, he penned a cogent and gut-wrenching plea to parents, urging them have their children vaccinated against the disease.