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China urges subsidies to help disease-hit pig farms restock

Mar 23, 2019 , Reuters
China has urged rural governments to offer temporary subsidies to pig breeding farms and large-scale producers to help stabilize hog production, as fears grow about the impact of a severe disease outbreak on pork supplies....
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Mumps outbreak grows at Temple University, 'strong recommendation' for vaccine

Mar 23, 2019 , CNN Health
Temple University in Philadelphia has reported 74 cases of mumps in an outbreak that began last month, according to a notification sent to the university community on Thursday....
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Contaminated ground beef that made over 400 people ill could still be in your freezer, CDC warns

Mar 23, 2019 , CNN Health
An outbreak of salmonella infections that led to the recall of more than 5 million pounds of ground beef in December is over, the Centers for Disease Control announced Friday, but warns that many consumers could still have contaminated beef in their freezers....
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China plans subsidies to help disease-hit pig farms restock: agriculture ministry

Mar 22, 2019 , Reuters
China is urging rural governments to offer temporary subsidies to pig breeding farms and large-scale producers to help stabilize hog production, as the worst disease outbreak in years threatens to slash pork supplies....
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Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to city of Bunia

Mar 21, 2019 , Reuters
Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a case of Ebola in another city of close to 1 million people, the health ministry said on Wednesday....
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Piles of pigs: Swine fever outbreaks go unreported in rural China

Mar 21, 2019 , Reuters
When pigs on the Xinda Husbandry Co. Ltd breeding farm in northern China began dying in growing numbers in early January, it looked increasingly likely that the farm had been struck by the much feared African swine fever, an incurable disease that has spread rapidly across the country since last year....
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Ky. Student Claims Chicken Pox Vaccination Is Against His Religion Because Shot Contains ‘Aborted Fetal Cells’

Mar 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Amid an outbreak of chicken pox in Kentucky, Jerome Kunkel, an 18-year-old senior, was barred from playing basketball for his high school because he wasn't vaccinated. He's now suing, saying his First Amendment rights have been violated because he wasn't vaccinated for religious reasons....
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FAO calls on Vietnam to declare swine fever a national emergency

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Tuesday advised Vietnam to declare a rapidly spreading outbreak of African Swine Fever as a national emergency....
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Teen who refused chickenpox vaccine says school is limiting his activities. So he's suing

Mar 20, 2019 , CNN Health
A Kentucky student is suing his local health department after it barred students who aren't immunized against the chickenpox from attending school and canceled extracurricular activities during an outbreak that has affected 32 people....
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Amid measles outbreak, health care professionals step up

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Using blogs, infographics, media interviews, even visits to mosques, doctors and communicators are emphasizing the importance of vaccination—and dispelling ‘anti-vaxxer’ mythologies. Health care practitioners and communicators are waging a concerted, multiple-front battle against measles. When an outbreak hit Washington state recently, Swedish hospital in Seattle pitched one of its doctors to a local TV station […] The post Amid measles outbreak, health care professionals step up...
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Judge rules 40 unvaccinated children can't go back to school

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
A federal judge has turned down a request to let more than 40 unvaccinated children return to classes in a suburban New York school, while there's a measles outbreak in the area....
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WHO says Ebola area contained but Congo needs long-term support

Mar 15, 2019 , Reuters
The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is now concentrated in two areas and could be stopped by September, but the country also needs help tackling its broader health problems, the head of the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
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Bulgaria reports bird flu outbreak at duck farm

Mar 15, 2019 , Reuters
Bulgaria's food safety agency reported on Thursday an outbreak of the virulent bird flu virus H5 on a duck farm in the village of Lisets in a central region of the Balkan country....
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Total Measles Cases So Far Hits 228, Putting Country On Track To Surpass Previous Record Years

Mar 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The outbreaks have garnered much national attention, and have put a harsh spotlight on the antivaccination movement....
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Measles, once eradicated from the US, reported in 12 states. Outbreak spreads in Brooklyn

Mar 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Some 228 measles cases were reported to the CDC in the U.S. between Jan. 1 and March 7, more than half of the 372 cases that were reported during all of...
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‘We’ve Become Complacent’: New York Lawmakers Push To Allow Teens To Get Vaccinated Without Parental Consent

Mar 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
If passed and signed into law, the bill would make New York part of a group of states — ranging from liberal Oregon to conservative South Carolina — that allow minors to ask for vaccinations without parental approval. News on the outbreaks comes out of Arizona and Missouri, as...
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Mumps Outbreak at Temple University

Mar 12, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Mumps Outbreak at Temple UniversityCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Amid measles outbreak, health care professionals step up

Mar 12, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Using blogs, infographics, media interviews, even visits to mosques, doctors and communicators are emphasizing the importance of vaccination—and dispelling ‘anti-vaxxer’...
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More than 2,000 people in ICE custody quarantined for contagious diseases

Mar 12, 2019 , CNN Health
More than 2,000 people in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody are being quarantined amid an outbreak of mumps and other diseases....
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China hog prices hit 14-month high as African swine fever slashes output

Mar 12, 2019 , Reuters
Chinese hog prices marched to their highest in 14 months on Monday and look set to keep rising after weeks of gains, analysts and producers said, as the worst disease outbreak to hit the country's vast pig herd in years chops supply....
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