Health Highlights: Aug. 17, 2018

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: U.S. Measles Outbreak Hits 107 Cases in 21 States, D.C. A measles outbreak that's so far affected 21 states and the District of Columbia is...
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MEASLES is currently surging through Europe and the US with devastating speed and reach, infecting millions with sometimes deadly consequences. The disease has ways of spreading rapidly through even the biggest cities.
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A set of  measles outbreaks in Washington state, New York City, and elsewhere, is making national headlines and frightening parents around the United States. Counter-intuitively, measles making the news is a sign of progress. Not long ago, measles was so common that it was simply not newsworthy. Suffer ing from the extremely infectious disease, which causes spotty rashes and a hacking cough, was widespread and often deadly.It was once the case that even royalty fell victim to diseases now easily preventable with routine shots given during childhood.  Measles killed the un-vaccin...
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A measles outbreak in New York has taken place in Orthodox Jewish communities, where a pamphlet questioning vaccines has been circulating
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Dr Art Caplan discusses the measles outbreak and how to address new antivaccination arguments.Medscape Business of Medicine
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TUESDAY, May 14, 2019 -- As measles outbreaks rage in many parts of the United States, one expert has advice for parents on how to protect their children from the disease. On Monday, U.S. health officials reported that measles cases have now...
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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Chad's worst measles outbreak in years will soon spread to all parts of the country as vaccination rates are too low to stop an epidemic that has already hit thousands, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
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For at least the last four years, what's come to be known as the "PEACH pamphlet" has been circulating in the Northeast, targeting orthodox Jewish communities
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[ANGOP] Saurimo -The Health minister, S ílvia Lucutuca, ensured on Sunday that the measles outbreak that is since March this year plaguing the eastern region of Angola is now under control.
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