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Will Coronavirus Measures Slow The Spread Of Measles? Ask This Ghanaian

Jul 30, 2020 , Forbes
Ghanaian reseracher James Azam uses mathematics to model how different measures, such as vaccination and social distancing, impact on the spread of measles – but now there's a new factor: the novel coronavirus Covid-19....
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Last Year's NYC Measles Outbreak Has Lessons for COVID Crisis

Jun 05, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Last Year's NYC Measles Outbreak Has Lessons for COVID CrisisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/2/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/3/2020 12:00:00...
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Congo Facing Ebola, COVID and Measles All at Once

Jun 04, 2020 , WebMD
The DRC has reported nearly 3,200 cases of coronavirus and 72 deaths and nearly 370,000 cases of measles with nearly 6,800 deaths since...
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Ebola Strikes Congo Again - Underscores Importance Of WHO In Global Response

Jun 02, 2020 , Forbes
The new Ebola crisis in the DRC compounds an already extremely difficult situation for public health officials.The country is also dealing with the world’s largest measles outbreak that has killed over 6,000, and Covid-19, which has infected 3,195 and killed 75....
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CDC warns of possible measles outbreak as vaccinations for children fall during coronavirus pandemic

May 19, 2020 , CNBC Health
Vaccination coverage fell in all age groups except for hepatitis B, which is typically administered in the hospital setting at birth, U.S. health officials...
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Pandemic-related vaccination drop raises concern about U.S. measles outbreak

May 19, 2020 , Reuters
Researchers have documented a drop in child vaccination rates in Michigan since restrictions were imposed to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, raising concern about outbreaks of other diseases such as measles, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report on Monday....
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COVID-19 Fears Tied to Dangerous Drop in Child Vaccinations

May 14, 2020 , WebMD
Inadequately vaccinated children may be at risk for other serious infectious diseases, such as measles, experts...
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Lack of measles shot sets stage for lethal complications

Feb 26, 2020 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Measles can infect the appendix, the liver and the membranes protecting the brain in people who are not fully immunized against the virus, a new report confirms....
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Measles Complications Can Affect Every Organ: Study

Feb 20, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Measles Complications Can Affect Every Organ: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/19/2020 12:00:00...
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Vaccines can prevent fatal complications from measles, study affirms

Feb 18, 2020 , CNN Health
Measles may lead to serious, fatal complications not often associated with the disease, a new study finds....
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Advocates Cheer Growing Trend Allowing Babies In Workplace Even In States Where Family Leave Is Available

Feb 15, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Bosses and co-workers have to support the idea, but due to multiple financial factors young families face, including the high costs of child care, parents are learning that toting junior to the office can be very rewarding. Public health news is on transgender treatments, sex-linked cancers, rare diseases, aging population boom, weight loss drug danger, measles, STDs screenings, clock switching, coffee habits, chronic fatigue, gene-editing technology and air pollution, as...
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Measles Returns to California for 2020

Feb 11, 2020 , WebMD
The new confirmed cases in Los Angeles add to the national count. As of Jan. 31, the CDC has confirmed only five measles cases in five states so far in...
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Public Health Threat Of Measles Is Far From Over

Feb 10, 2020 , Forbes
The WHO has singled out the need to earn the public’s trust with respect to vaccinations. This requires education, positive messaging, and a willingness to confront and debate the anti-vax community civilly and respectfully in a public...
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Response To Nation’s 1st Coronavirus Case Draws On Lessons From Measles Outbreak

Jan 29, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
When the first confirmed U.S. patient was pinpointed in Washington state, health clinic workers there weren't rattled. They were prepped by new statewide protocols on contagion containment, in the wake of last year's measles...
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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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