Donald Carter, 69, of West Philadelphia, a well-known and beloved activist in the gay community, died Monday, Feb. 25, of heart disease at his apartment, the Philadelphia Medical Examiner’s office said.
By Bonnie Cook
“The vaccine is still our best prevention tool,” said Kristen Feemster, medical director of the Philadelphia health department’s acute communicable disease and immunization programs. “The most important thing students can do now is make sure they’re up to date on their MMR shots.”
By Aneri Pattani
Students were surprised to know as many as seven cases have been confirmed so far, according to the Philadelphia Department of Public Health.