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New York Halts Religious Vaccine Exemption

Jun 15, 2019 , WebMD
Reacting to an ongoing measles outbreak, New York state has eliminated the religious exemption for not vaccinating...
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Death toll from UK hospital listeria outbreak rises to five

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
The number of people to die from a listeria outbreak in British hospitals has risen to five from three, Public Health England (PHE) said on Friday....
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WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm....
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Ebola outbreak in Congo still not a public health emergency of international concern

Jun 15, 2019 , CNN Health
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization said Friday....
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300 inmates in Texas' Harris County jail are quarantined over a mumps outbreak

Jun 14, 2019 , CNN Health
A mumps outbreak at the Harris County jail in Houston has forced staff to isolate 14 symptomatic people and quarantine a few hundred other inmates, officials said Thursday....
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Hundreds more reported ill in salmonella outbreaks tied to backyard poultry

Jun 14, 2019 , CNN Health
Over 220 cases of salmonella have been reported in the past month in outbreaks spanning 41 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday, and the agency believes that backyard poultry is to blame....
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WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement

Jun 13, 2019 , Reuters
The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an international emergency, the U.N. agency said in a statement....
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New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo

Jun 13, 2019 , Reuters
Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
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State Highlights: Measles Outbreak Slows In NYC As Repeal Effort On Vaccination Exemptions Moves Forward; North Carolina Lawmakers Eye Mental Health Solutions For Prison Safety

Jun 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, North Carolina, Minnesota, Texas, Iowa, New Hampshire, California, Georgia, Missouri, Ohio and...
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Ebola outbreak enters 'truly frightening phase' as it turns deadly in Uganda

Jun 13, 2019 , CNN Health
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda, including the death of a 5-year-old boy who had the virus....
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Measles Outbreak Expands To 28 States As New Cases In Virginia, Idaho Are Reported

Jun 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Federal health officials continue to stress the importance of vaccinations. New York, where 800 people have become infected, is facing scrutiny for its ineffectiveness in dealing with the epidemic, but the New York City health commissioner says she has more than 400 people assigned to...
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North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever

Jun 12, 2019 , Reuters
North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on Wednesday, breaking its silence on the outbreak which was first reported in late May....
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Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child: WHO

Jun 12, 2019 , Reuters
Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday....
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U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Idaho and Virginia, hits 1,022 cases

Jun 11, 2019 , Reuters
The United States' worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century spread to Idaho and Virginia last week as public health authorities on Monday reported 41 new cases of the highly contagious and sometimes deadly disease....
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As New York struggles to undo the lies of anti-vaxers, moms step in to help

Jun 11, 2019 , CNN Health
There's no question: The ongoing measles outbreak in New York is in a league of its own....
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Anti-Vax Families Consider Leaving California As State Mulls Bill Restricting Vaccine Medical Exemptions

Jun 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Most health officials say it's dangerous that medical exemptions have tripled since 2015. But others don't agree: "If there is a one in a million chance that my child will not be able to talk or walk, then I’ll take the risk of measles, thank you very much," said Jane Orient, executive director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. More vaccination news looks at sleuths who uncover an outbreak's origin and protection from shingles, as...
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Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak

Jun 08, 2019 , Reuters
Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has impacted domestic production....
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Co-owner, ex-employee of pharmacy in U.S. meningitis outbreak acquitted

Jun 08, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge on Friday tossed the convictions of a co-owner and former employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy accused of conspiring to help it evade regulatory oversight before its drugs caused a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak....
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Three hospital patients dead from listeria linked to pre-packaged sandwiches

Jun 08, 2019 , CNN Health
Three people have died and three are seriously ill following an outbreak of listeria infection in hospitals in England, Public Health England has said....
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1,001 Cases And Counting: As Measles Outbreak Keeps Growing, Health Officials Stress The Safety Of Vaccines

Jun 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
But that message about the potentially fatal disease is being refuted by a group of anti-vaccines parents in New York City. Other news on the epidemic is on the stalled efforts to prevent religious exemptions in New York and a California poll finding nearly 75% of parents support...
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