Flight attendant diagnosed with measles after N.Y. flight has died
El Al flight attendant Rotem Amitai was diagnosed with measles after flying from New York to Israel
Disasters both natural and anthropogenic are increasing in intensity and frequency. 2018 marked the eighth consecutive year in which greater than seven high-consequence natural disasters occurred in the United States alone. These numbers do not include mass shootings or disease outbreaks, such as measles, influenza, and hepatitis A.
THURSDAY, Aug. 22, 2019 -- Some cities in Texas are susceptible to measles outbreaks, according to a study published online Aug. 21 in JAMA Network Open. David R. Sinclair, Ph.D., from the University of Pittsburgh, and colleagues simulated measles...
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lly W. Thurston Child blood lead concentrations have been associated with measures of immune dysregulation in nationally representative study samples. However, response to vaccination—often considered the gold standard in immunotoxicity testing—has not been examined in relation to typical background lead concentrations common among U.S. children. The present study estimated the association between blood lead concentrations and antigen-specific antibody levels to measles, mumps, and rubella in a nationally representative sample of 7005 U.S. children aged 6–17 years. Data from the 1999&n...
A Las Vegas visitor infected with measles may have exposed others at several locations at the Luxor Hotel and Casino and Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino between August 1 and 6.
The high — and rising — rate of nonmedical vaccine exemptions has left major metropolitan areas vulnerable to measles outbreaks; other states have similar pockets of undervaccinated schoolchildren.Medscape Medical News
A new study from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health has found that if vaccination rates drop by 5%, a single measles case could lead to an outbreak involving 1,000 people.
Mathematical models reveal that current vaccination rates in Texas schools could pave the way for the virus to spread to hundreds of people.