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136 People Have Died in Measles Outbreak in the Philippines Linked to Vaccination Fears, Official Says

Thousands of people have been infected in a measles outbreak that has been linked to the deaths of 136 people, according to the Philippine health secretary on Monday. The Associated Press reported that most of those who died were young children, with roughly half between the ages of 1 and 4.Read more...
Tags: Science, Washington, Oregon, Philippines, Associated Press, Vaccines, Measles, Philippines Linked

Washington Lawmakers Advance Bill to Ban Vaccine Exemptions for Personal Reasons Amid Measles Outbreak

A measles outbreak in Washington state has prompted outcry over exemptions that allow residents to opt out of vaccinations for personal or philosophical reasons.Read more...
Tags: Science, Washington, Vaccines, Pacific Northwest, Measles, Measles Outbreak

Hmm, This Anti-Vaccination Rally Amid a Major Measles Outbreak Is a Little Too on the Nose

Amid a measles outbreak in Washington state that officials have confirmed has spread to at least 51 people and suspect to have spread to over a dozen others, hundreds of people showed up to a rally on Friday to demand the right to keep exposing their kids to the possibility of contracting easily prevented, potentially…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Washington, MMR, Outbreak, Vaccines, Measles, Antivaxxers, Vaccinate Your Children, Mmr Vaccine, Anti Vaccination Rally Amid

44 Cases of Measles Confirmed in Washington State Amid Ongoing Outbreak

The measles outbreak that led Washington Governor Jay Inslee to declare a public health emergency last month has worsened, with a dozen more cases of the highly contagious virus confirmed since.Read more...
Tags: Science, Washington, Vaccines, Jay Inslee, Outbreaks, Measles, Measles Outbreak, Cases of Measles Confirmed

Measles Outbreak Worsens in Washington as Governor Declares State of Emergency

Dozens of people have been infected in a measles outbreak that is currently spreading throughout parts of the Pacific Northwest, prompting Washington Governor Jay Inslee to declare a state of emergency in all counties on Friday.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Washington, Vaccinations, Pacific Northwest, Jay Inslee, Measles, Measles Outbreak

New York Is Dealing With an Old Enemy—Measles

New York is in the midst of an outbreak of measles, a childhood disease that shouldn’t really exist in the U.S. any longer. On Tuesday, NBC News reported, New York health officials said the state has seen more than 100 cases of the vaccine-preventable disease since last September—a tally not seen in decades. The…Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, Nbc News, Outbreak, Vaccines, Measles, Antivaxxers

Number of American parents not vaccinating infants has quadrupled

The percentage of children under 2 years old who haven't received any vaccinations has quadrupled in the last 17 years.In 2016 in Europe there were 5,273 cases of measles. One year later that jumped to 21,315 cases.Discredited doctor Andrew Wakefield's false study linking vaccines and autism still influences parents, two decades later. None Health care should be a public right today, especially in wealthy nations such as America, though for most of history such support systems were impossible. S...
Tags: Health, Europe, Science, Minnesota, Washington Post, Cdc, China, Germany, America, Britain, Innovation, MMR, World Health Organization, Flu, Vaccinations, Influenza

An Australian Tourist Breathed Measles Virus All Over New York City Last Week

Measles has just visited the Big Apple, and public health officials are warning the city’s small unvaccinated population to be on guard.Read more...
Tags: Science, Vaccines, Big Apple, Measles, Antivaxxers, New York City Last Week

Vaccinations Drop in Europe, and the Result Was Over 21,000 Cases of Measles

Measles is pulling off a disconcerting resurgence across the continent of Europe at the same time the vaccination rate is falling, per recent data from the World Health Organization.Read more...
Tags: Europe, Science, Vaccines, Diseases, Measles, Anti Vaxx, World Health Organziation

Even a Tiny Dip in Measles Vaccinations Could Have Disastrous Consequences

Modest reductions in measles vaccination rates among US children are poised to produce an inordinate number of new cases of the disease, while increasing annual public health expenditures by at least $2.1 million, according to new research.Read more...
Tags: Science, US, Vaccinations, Viruses, Diseases, Communicable Diseases, Epidemiology, Anti Vaxxers, Measles, Disease Outbreaks

Anti-Vaxxers Brought Their War to Minnesota—Then Came Measles

Misinformation targeted at Somali-American communities in Minneapolis is fueling the state's biggest outbreak in three decades. The post Anti-Vaxxers Brought Their War to Minnesota—Then Came Measles appeared first on WIRED.
Tags: Science, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Tech, Public Health, Vaccines, Epidemiology, Measles

Measles Has Officially Been Banished From the Americas

Endemic measles has officially been wiped out in the Americas. That means the only outbreaks that happen are those imported from abroad. It’s the first region in the world to achieve this certification, but the battle against measles is far from over. We’re looking at you, anti-vaxxers.Read more...
Tags: Science, Biology, Americas, Vaccinations, Diseases, Epidemiology, Outbreaks, Anti Vaxxers, Measles

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