Global Spike in Measles a & quot;Serious Concern & quot; Global Spike in Measles a & quot;Serious Concern & quot;

Cases of measles increased by more than 30% worldwide last year, with an estimated 110,000 deaths related to the disease, owing to gaps in immunization.Medscape Medical News
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Darla Shine, the wife of White House communications director Bill Shine, said on Twitter that childhood disease, such as measles, “keep you healthy &fight cancer.”
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Darla Shine, the wife of White House communications director Bill Shine, said on Twitter that childhood disease, such as measles, “keep you healthy &fight cancer.”
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At least 922 children and young adults have died of measles in Madagascar since October, despite a huge emergency vaccination program, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
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A projected near-doubling of measles infections has been identified amid rising severe and protracted outbreaks all over the planet, in poor and rich countries alike, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
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For 15 years, Kristina Kruzan refused to vaccinate her three children. When the Seattle-area doula’s eldest son was 3, she says, she started to search the internet for more information about vaccines. She realized that there was a lot she didn’t know about vaccines — but when she went to pediatricians for answers, she says, they seemed annoyed that she was even asking questions. “You want me to poke a needle in my baby’s skin, put chemicals in them and you can’t even tell me what it’s made of?” she says. Without more information, she says, she didn’t feel like she could...
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At least 922 children and young adults have died of measles in Madagascar since October, despite a huge emergency vaccination program, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
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[East African] More than a hundred children in Democratic Republic of Congo have died of measles since the start of the year, an outbreak that has added to deadly epidemics of cholera and Ebola, the UN said on Wednesday.
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As measles outbreaks take hold, some teenagers in the US are beginning to look for ways to get vaccinated - against their parents'wishes
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Health officials in southern Washington state say they have confirmed 53 cases of measles
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