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478 Articles Matching "measles"

Long-Sought Safety Changes In Car Seats For Side Impact Crashes Hit Multiple Road Bumps. Federal Agency, Industry Can’t Agree On New Rules.

Aug 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While car crashes are a leading killer of children, seats have only been tested for head-on crashes. Since the early 2000s, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has pushed for new seats that also protect children from side-impact crashes as well. ProPublica reports on what's taking so long and how the industry is dragging its heals. Public health news looks at dementia, measles, vaccines, diets and telemedicine, as...
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U.S. records 21 new measles cases as of last week

Aug 20, 2019 , Reuters
The United States recorded 21 new measles cases last week, raising the total number of cases for the year to 1,203 across 30 states in the worst outbreak of the virus since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
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UK Prime Minister urges social media giants to limit spread of vaccine misinformation

Aug 20, 2019 lpostelnicu@himss.org (Leontina Postelnicu), Mobile Health News
Over 230 measles cases were reported in the UK in the first quarter of the...
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UK's Johnson slams 'mumbo-jumbo' about vaccines after measles rates rise

Aug 20, 2019 , Reuters
Britons should get vaccinated against measles and ignore online "mumbo-jumbo" about dangers of the jabs, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday after a resurgence of the disease....
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Global Measles Cases Tripled Since Last Year

Aug 17, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Global Measles Cases Nearly Tripled Since Last Year, WHO...
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Global Measles Cases Nearly Tripled Since Last Year, WHO Says

Aug 17, 2019 , RxList
Among media reports of the death of a 44-year-old Israeli flight attendant and mother of three after contracting measles, preliminary data released by the World Health Organization (WHO) on August 12 show that the number of global cases of the disease during the first half of this year has not been this high since 2006, with annual numbers rising steadily since...
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Israeli Flight Attendant Dies of Measles

Aug 15, 2019 , WebMD
Like many people her age worldwide, Amitai was vaccinated against measles as a child but received only one dose of the...
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Israeli Flight Attendant Dies of Measles

Aug 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Israeli Flight Attendant Dies of MeaslesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/14/2019 12:00:00...
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U.S. records 10 new cases of measles last week

Aug 13, 2019 , Reuters
The United States recorded 10 new measles cases last week, taking the total cases for the year to 1,182, in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
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The Snakelike Medical Device Has Sickened Hundreds Of Patients. Experts Want It Yanked From The Market.

Aug 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The duodenoscope cannot be sterilized through the methods most often used on such tools. They have to be hand-scrubbed and run through a dishwasher-like machine, which means they can retain dangerous bacteria. In other public health news: HIV, Alzheimer's, measles, sleeping aids, medical mysteries, and more....
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U.S. recorded eight new cases of measles last week

Aug 06, 2019 , Reuters
The United States recorded eight new measles cases last week, taking the total for the year to 1,172 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
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Measles surveillance lags in U.S. workplaces, expert says

Aug 03, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Monitoring for measles in U.S. workplaces needs improvement, especially in the healthcare sector, an occupational safety expert argues....
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US measles outbreak helps boost Merck's vaccine sales in second quarter

Jul 31, 2019 , CNBC Health
Sales of children's vaccines, including MMR, jumped 58% year over year to $675 million, Merck announced in its second-quarter earnings...
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U.S. records 16 new measles cases as outbreak shows signs of slowing

Jul 30, 2019 , Reuters
The United States recorded 16 new measles cases between July 18 and July 25, federal health officials said on Monday, as the spread of the disease, which has infected 1,164 people this year in the worst U.S. outbreak since 1992, shows signs of slowing....
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Traveling Abroad? Make Sure Your Measles Shot Is Up to Date

Jul 25, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Traveling Abroad? Make Sure Your Measles Shot Is Up to DateCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/24/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/24/2019 12:00:00...
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U.S. records 25 new measles cases as outbreak spreads to Ohio, Alaska

Jul 23, 2019 , Reuters
The United States recorded 25 new measles cases last week, raising the total number of cases this year to 1,148 in the country's worst outbreak in a quarter century, federal health officials said on Monday....
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WHO Now Recognizes Ebola As An International Public Health Emergency

Jul 18, 2019 , Forbes
WHO has finally declared Ebola as an international public health emergency in the DRC. Will measles be...
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20 million children miss out on life-saving vaccines, U.N. warns

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
More than one in 10 children - or 20 million worldwide - missed out last year on vaccines against life-threatening diseases such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus, the World Health Organization and the UNICEF children's fund said on Monday....
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U.S. recorded 14 new cases of measles

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between July 3 and July 11, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spread of the disease, which has infected 1,123 people this year in the worst U.S. outbreak since 1992....
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Longer Looks: Trump’s Kidney Initiative, Measles’ Return & Fecal Transplants

Jul 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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