U.S. records 22 new measles cases, bringing year's total to 1,044

The United States recorded 22 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 1,044 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday.
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(Joule Inc.) Strong political support and strong public health systems are necessary to combat measles outbreaks, which are growing in frequency around the world, argue public health experts in a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
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New York has seen nearly 1,000 cases of measles amid the nations larges outbreak in decades, prompting a ban on religious exemptions. RFK Jr filed a class action suit over the ban Wednesday.
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Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region that ’s in the grip of the second deadliest Ebola virus outbreak on record. 
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[Unicef] Vaccination to contain severe measles outbreak underway in DR Congo amidst Ebola and mass displacementCampaign led by the Ministry of Health with support from UNICEF and MSFHealth workers are urgently rolling out a complex measles vaccination campaign targeting 67,000 children in Ituri, northeast DR Congo, a region ravaged by armed conflict that is now also the hub of the second deadliest Ebola outbreak on record.At least 1,981 deaths due to measles have been reported across DR Congo this year, over two-th
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A UCLA employee ate lunch at the Court of Sciences Student Center food court on July 2 and July 3, exposing anyone who was in the building between 9am and 11.30am on those days.
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The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between June 27 and July 3, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spread of the disease that has infected 1,109 people this year in the worst U.S. outbreak since 1992.Reuters Health Information
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If the caseload keeps growing until October 2019, the US will officially be one of the only developed nations with 'active' measles. But officials are quietly hopeful that won't be the case.
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The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between June 27 and July 3, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spread of the disease that has infected 1,109 people this year in the worst U.S. outbreak since 1992.
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This study was undertaken to determine the persistence of maternal tr...
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