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574 Articles Matching "measles"

Downward Trend In Cancer Deaths Is Great, Experts Say, But Hold Your Horses On Any Big Celebrations

Jan 14, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The news is actually more nuanced than it may have seemed last week. And much is riding on how the results are interpreted. In other public health news: "forever chemicals," race and medicine, genetic sequencing of measles, sickle cell disease, maternal deaths, and more....
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World's worst measles epidemic kills 6,000 people in Democratic Republic of Congo

Jan 13, 2020 , CNN Health
Measles has killed more than 6,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization has said....
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A college student in Boston was diagnosed with measles. Health officials say many people may have been exposed

Jan 13, 2020 , CNN Health
A student at Northeastern University in Boston was diagnosed with measles and may have exposed many others to the highly contagious disease, Boston health officials said Thursday....
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A Northeastern University student was diagnosed with measles. Health officials say many people may have been exposed

Jan 10, 2020 , CNN Health
A student at Northeastern University in Boston was diagnosed with measles and may have exposed many others to the highly contagious disease, Boston health officials said Thursday....
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Samoa ends measles state of emergency as infection rate slows

Dec 29, 2019 , Reuters
The South Pacific island nation of Samoa has lifted a six week-state of emergency after the infection rate from a measles outbreak that has swept the country started to come under control....
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How China Is Winning The War Against Measles

Dec 28, 2019 , Forbes
Unlike many other countries around the world, China is experiencing a significant decrease in measles cases. Here's why....
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Dec 25, 2019 , CNN Health
Multiple airports around the country are warning travelers they may have been exposed to measles during the holiday travel season. CNN's Athena Jones reports....
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Holiday Travel Comes With New Concern This Season: Possible Measles Exposure In An Airport

Dec 25, 2019 , Forbes
Health officials in Austin, Texas, Chicago, and Richmond, Virginia have put out advisories about possible measles exposures at airports and other...
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Austin, Texas, says a person with measles may have exposed others to the disease

Dec 24, 2019 , CNN Health
A person diagnosed with measles traveled to several locations around Austin, Texas, and may have exposed others to the contagious disease, health officials said....
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Important Donor To Anti-Vax Movement Has Been Cashing In On ‘Alternatives To Vaccines’ As Measles Outbreaks Surge

Dec 24, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The Wall Street Journal reports that contributions from osteopathic physician Joseph Mercola account for about 40% of funding to a center that spreads anti-vaccine information. News on vaccines comes from the Pacific Islands, Virginia, Connecticut and other places, as...
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Research Roundup: Measles Antibodies; The Primary Care System; Ultraprocessed Food; And More

Dec 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Air Travelers in Denver, L.A. Warned About Measles

Dec 19, 2019 , RxList
Public health officials in Los Angeles and Denver are warning people who passed through airports in those cities on Wednesday, Dec. 11, that they may been exposed to...
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Air Travelers in Denver, L.A. Warned About Measles

Dec 19, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Air Travelers in Denver, L.A. Warned About...
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New Jersey Was Poised To Pass Religious Exemption Bill, But Vaccine Proposal Couldn’t Get The Votes In The Senate

Dec 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The vote flew through the New Jersey Assembly and was expected to pass the Senate by a small margin. But when they realized they didn't have enough votes, lawmakers announced it would be postponed. Cheers from anti-vaccination protesters erupted from the Senate chamber gallery. “They can cheer all they want. We’re not walking away from it,” Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney said. Other vaccination news focuses on measles and the flu....
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Measles Outbreak in Samoa Continues Due to Underimmunization

Dec 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Measles Outbreak in Samoa Continues Due to UnderimmunizationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Possible Measles Exposures at LA International Airport

Dec 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Possible Measles Exposures at LA International AirportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Minor Procedures Aren’t So Minor In Frail Older Patients. But True Risks Aren’t Always Explained Before Surgery, Research Suggests.

Dec 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“Our data indicate that there are no low-risk procedures among patients who are frail,” concluded Dr. Daniel Hall, whose study was recently published in JAMA Surgery. Public health news is also on halting work on new vaccines, dealing with social anxiety at parties, questioning safe use of marijuana, getting a good night's sleep, using color to stem migraines, the flu death toll, top health searches on Google, new goals for ''Biggest Loser,'' the ''staggering'' challenge of measles,...
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California health officials warn of possible measles exposure at LAX

Dec 17, 2019 , CNN Health
Three people with the measles virus recently traveled through Los Angeles International Airport, the LA County Department of Public Health said Monday, as it warned that others may have been exposed....
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Samoa extends measles state of emergency, NZ to fund Pacific vaccination campaign

Dec 15, 2019 , Reuters
The South Pacific island nation of Samoa on Saturday extended a state of emergency due to a measles outbreak which has killed 72 people, mostly infants, as New Zealand announced NZ$1 million ($640,700) to help combat measles in the Pacific....
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Many Kids Traveling Overseas Aren't Vaccinated Against Measles

Dec 11, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Many Kids Traveling Overseas Aren't Vaccinated Against MeaslesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/10/2019 12:00:00...
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