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271 Articles Matching "worst"

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case

May 23, 2019 , Reuters
Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical officials on Wednesday reported that a child was infected but is now fully recovered....
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Thoughts On Abortion: Debate Brings Out The Worst Of Our Extreme Political Environment; Every Pregnancy Comes With Incredible Risk Of Death

May 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers examine the complexities of abortion...
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Measles cases climb to 880 in US, with most new cases in New York

May 21, 2019 , CNBC Health
Health officials confirmed another 41 measles cases last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday, bringing the total to 880 for the year, already the worst for the disease since...
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Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases

May 21, 2019 , Reuters
The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new cases nationwide, raising the total number sickened this year to 880 people....
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Cedars-Sinai Volunteers Turn Music Into Medicine

May 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
On the worst day of her life, Rebecca Woolf found comfort in the most unexpected way. As her husband lay dying in his hospital bed, the sound of a harp wafted in. Intrigued, Woolf went into the hallway to chat briefly with the harpist, Una O'Donovan. "I told her that her being there felt like a gif......
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U.S. measles outbreak grows with 75 new cases, mostly in New York

May 14, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. health authorities recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the latest week, mostly in New York state, bringing the nationwide total to 839 cases in the country's worst outbreak of the virus since 1994, federal health officials said on Monday....
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Political games hinder efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo: WHO

May 14, 2019 , Reuters
Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organization official said on Monday....
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U.S. reports 60 new measles cases in worst outbreak since 1994

May 07, 2019 , Reuters
The most widespread U.S. measles outbreak in a quarter-century has infected 60 new patients in the last week, raising the total number of confirmed cases to 764, federal health officials said on Monday....
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U.S. doctors use medical records to fight measles outbreak

May 06, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. doctors are tapping into their electronic medical records to identify unvaccinated patients and potentially infected individuals to help contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 25 years....
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Congo records 1,000th Ebola death in current outbreak

May 04, 2019 , Reuters
The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, as violent attacks on treatment centres hamper efforts to control the second-worst epidemic of the virus on record....
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Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on

May 04, 2019 , Reuters
The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control the "intense transmission" of the second-worst epidemic of the virus on record....
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US officials urge some adults to get revaccinated against measles amid worst outbreak in 25 years

May 01, 2019 , CNBC Health
Most adults should be protected from the measles, though some may need to be vaccinated amid the worst year for the disease in 25 years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Measles Outbreak Prompts Trump To Shift Away From Anti-Vaccination Leanings: ‘They Have To Get Their Shots’

Apr 30, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Public health advocates had criticized President Donald Trump's silence in the midst of one of the country's worst measles outbreaks in decades. Others worried that if he did speak out he'd recommend against vaccinations. Trump on Friday, however, came down adamantly in favor of kids getting their shots. In other news: hundreds of students at Los Angeles universities are quarantined over exposure fears; religious leaders urge their followers to get vaccinations; outbreaks raise questions about...
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This is the worst year for measles in the US since the disease was eliminated nationally in 2000

Apr 25, 2019 , CNBC Health
As of Wednesday afternoon, 695 cases of measles were confirmed in 22 states, the CDC announced, surpassing the previous high of 667 cases for all of...
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U.S. records 71 new measles cases in week as outbreak spreads

Apr 23, 2019 , Reuters
The United States recorded 71 new measles cases last week, a 13 percent increase as the country faces its second-worst outbreak of the disease in almost two decades, federal health officials said on Monday....
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Measles nears record in US as the disease spreads in New York

Apr 23, 2019 , CNBC Health
The CDC confirmed 71 new cases of measles last week, bringing the total for the year to 626 cases. In 2010, the worst year on record since measles was said to be eradicated in the U.S., the CDC confirmed 667...
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Ebola is real, Congo president tells skeptical population

Apr 17, 2019 , Reuters
Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi on Tuesday implored people in areas hit by the nation's worst-ever Ebola outbreak to accept the disease is real and trust health workers....
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U.S. measles cases surge nearly 20 percent in early April, CDC says

Apr 16, 2019 , Reuters
The number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year jumped by nearly 20 percent in the week ended April 11, in the country's second-worst outbreak in nearly two decades, federal health officials reported on Monday....
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Congo Ebola epidemic exceeds 1,000 cases: health ministry

Mar 26, 2019 , Reuters
Congo's Ebola epidemic has now exceeded 1,000 cases, the Health Ministry said on Monday, with a death toll of 629 in the world's second worst ever outbreak....
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China plans subsidies to help disease-hit pig farms restock: agriculture ministry

Mar 22, 2019 , Reuters
China is urging rural governments to offer temporary subsidies to pig breeding farms and large-scale producers to help stabilize hog production, as the worst disease outbreak in years threatens to slash pork supplies....
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