• NY county issues 2nd state of emergency over measles outbreak
NY county issues 2nd state of emergency over measles outbreak

County health officials then imposed a more limited order affecting measles-exposed people in certain ZIP codes. The person arrived recently arrived from outside the United States, the health department said , noting that the case doesn't appear to be related to the nationwide outbreak.

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  • MEASLES OUTBREAK: Decreasing vaccination rates 'causing spread' worldwide
MEASLES OUTBREAK: Decreasing vaccination rates 'causing spread' worldwide

UNICEF Executive Director, Henrietta Fore said , the ground for the global measles outbreaks they are witnessing today was laid years ago adding that the measles virus will always find unvaccinated children . Worldwide coverage levels of the second dose are even worse. The UK comes third in a global ranking showing the number of unvaccinated ch...

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  • Measles Cases Confirmed in Sacramento County
Measles Cases Confirmed in Sacramento County

But as of April 19 of this year, the CDC had confirmed 626 cases of the disease, and the states that are hardest hit include Texas, New York , California, Illinois and Washington . According to the CDC , there have been 426 reported cases of mumps so far this year across 34 states. A person can spread the illness four days before and four d...

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  • First measles case of 2019 confirmed in Tennessee
First measles case of 2019 confirmed in Tennessee

The ministry confirmed that there have been 18 cases of measles in Luxembourg in this year. Four more schools in NY are closing due to an ongoing measles outbreak in the city. They stress that the measles vaccine does not cause autism. The CDC states that the virus is so contagious that if one person has it then 90% of people around them are ...

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  • Bernie Sanders releases 10 years of tax returns
Bernie Sanders releases 10 years of tax returns

The Sanders campaign said in a press release that he paid 26 per cent effective tax rate in 2018 . Sanders had earlier mentioned his 2018 best-seller, " Where We Go From Here: Two Years in the Resistance", as the reason for his comfortable financial status.

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  • Challenge to NYC's vaccination order in the works
Challenge to NYC's vaccination order in the works

The New York Times says the City Council bill, which would take effect a year after it's signed into law, has the support of Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration. Two additional cases were confirmed in Sullivan County. The patient is kept isolated, usually voluntarily, and health officials develop exposure lists.

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  • CDC Says NJ Has Third-Most Hospitalizations with Drug-Resistant Fungus
CDC Says NJ Has Third-Most Hospitalizations with Drug-Resistant Fungus

Almost 600 cases of a deadly multi-drug resistant fungus have been confirmed throughout the country and health officials are warning the public to protect themselves from this infectious disease. According to the CDC , symptoms of the fungus may be hard to detect because patients are often already sick and only a lab test can identify the superb...

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  • NYC authorities threaten to close Brooklyn yeshivas over unvaccinated students
NYC authorities threaten to close Brooklyn yeshivas over unvaccinated students

The health commissioner said that "nearly all" measles cases in New York City have been associated with the Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn, and the outbreak is the largest since 1991. Outbreaks nationwide have forced state and city health officials to pursue tougher stances, such as mandatory vaccines or banning unvaccinated children...

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  • Measles case confirmed in Maryland in someone who was in Pikesville
Measles case confirmed in Maryland in someone who was in Pikesville

On Wednesday, the Genesee County Health Department said the case is not confirmed as measles and it said further there are no confirmed cases in Genesee County. The incubation period for this febrile rash illness is between 7 and 21 days. For more information about measles, visit https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2170/ and http://www.cd...

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  • Judge rules against measure meant to undermine Obamacare
Judge rules against measure meant to undermine Obamacare

Rep. Joseph Kennedy III responded angrily to President Trump's claim that Republicans are now the party of health care after the Justice Department's abrupt decision to urge a federal court to strike down the law, also known as Obamacare , in its entirety.

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  • Trump turns to health care with an eye on 2020
Trump turns to health care with an eye on 2020

But the administration faced a deadline to stake out the extent of its request to undo the law after a Texas federal judge ruled that the entire Affordable Care Act had been invalidated. Murphy announced that the state would run its own exchange to sell health policies rather rely on the federal government, allowing the state to publicize insur...

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  • From Attacks to Deaths, Key Facts About Congo's Escalating Ebola Epidemic
From Attacks to Deaths, Key Facts About Congo's Escalating Ebola Epidemic

In a statement from the International Rescue Committee (IRC), which is helping 59 facilities in the outbreak region with infection control and working to protect women and children, Tariq Riebl, IRC's Emergency Response Director in the DRC, said the 58 cases recorded in the last week show an alarming spike in activity.

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  • Democrats pounce as Trump administration ratchets up attack on Obamacare
Democrats pounce as Trump administration ratchets up attack on Obamacare

However, some people pointed out that Trump was being strategic with the tweet. Pelosi reportedly plans to roll out these proposals in individual bites, forcing House Republicans to cast votes augmenting their opposition to the increasingly popular health-care program (none of this is likely to see the light of day in Mitch McConnell's Senate)....

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  • USFDA approves first drug for postpartum depression | newkerala.com #115915
USFDA approves first drug for postpartum depression | newkerala.com #115915

For the first time in history, the US Food and Drug Administration approved a drug for the treatment of postpartum depression , which experts said could be life changing for new mothers. So far, though, it looks like only small amounts of the medication reach the breast milk. Up until Zulresso was approved, typical treatment options for ...

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  • Piping-hot drinks may up oesophageal cancer risk
Piping-hot drinks may up oesophageal cancer risk

A new study suggests that drinking hot tea could increase the risk of esophageal cancer by up to 90%. The researchers compared drinking less than 700ml of tea per day at less than 60°C with drinking 700ml per day or more at 60°C or higher.

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  • London HIV Patient's Remission Spurs Hope for Curing AIDS
London HIV Patient's Remission Spurs Hope for Curing AIDS

Yet it is too early to confirm whether or not the patient is indeed "cured" of the virus which causes AIDS , news.com.au reports. Along with a shared HIV diagnosis, both patients had a form of blood cancer that did not respond to chemotherapy.

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  • MEASLES PANIC: Global outbreak sparks UN WARNING - ‘Wake up call!’
MEASLES PANIC: Global outbreak sparks UN WARNING - ‘Wake up call!’

The WHO last month listed "vaccine hesitancy" among the top 10 most pressing global health threats for 2019. The focus on measles in the Pacific Northwest intensified Friday as public health officials in OR announced a new case of the highly contagious disease unrelated to an ongoing outbreak in Washington state that's sickened 68 people so f...

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  • Trump May Have $21 Billion in Military Funds Available for the Wall
Trump May Have $21 Billion in Military Funds Available for the Wall

Mulvaney said last weekend. The bipartisan compromise federal spending legislation expected to arrive soon on Mr Trump's desk after being voted on in the Republican-led Senate and Democratic-led House would provide more than $300 billion to fund the Department of Homeland Security and a range of other agencies through 30 September, the end of t...

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  • Vaccine demand surges amid measles outbreak
Vaccine demand surges amid measles outbreak

In the United Kingdom, there were 953 measles cases past year. At the same time, the World Health Organization said, record numbers of children are getting the vaccine - offering hope that the rise in infections may not last. Coverage with the first dose of the vaccine also increased slightly to 95%, the highest level since 2013. "We can not ...

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  • Confirmed Measles Cases In Oregon
Confirmed Measles Cases In Oregon

The Houston outbreak comes as new circumstances of measles are being confirmed in Washington state every day, and different instances have been established in Oregon, Georgia, and NY. The measles vaccine is reported to be very effective; 97 percent of those who receive both vaccinations are immune. If you're not immunized get the shot Today.

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  • Measles outbreak could easily make its way to Montana
Measles outbreak could easily make its way to Montana

At least 50 confirmed cases in the northwest and health officials are anxious it could continue to rise. Yale-New Haven Hospital is treating the two infected patients. Once a person has measles, about 90% of close contacts who are susceptible to it will develop the disease, she added. Surveillance Report of the Department's Epidemiology Bureau, maj...

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  • Kamala Harris Hits Campaign Trail, Drawing 20000 in Hometown Rally
Kamala Harris Hits Campaign Trail, Drawing 20000 in Hometown Rally

Early on in her speech, Ms. Harris invoked memories of her mother, Shyamala Gopalan, a biologist who immigrated to the USA from Chennai. America, we are better than this . Kamala Harris (D-CA) will sit down with CNN's Jake Tapper in a town hall interview. She also gets a boost from having California as her home state.

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  • Kapil Sibal demands probe into EVMs hacking claim
Kapil Sibal demands probe into EVMs hacking claim

It firmly rejected claims by Syed Shuja that the 2014 elections were rigged , saying it was examining legal action over the "motivated slugfest". "Accordingly you are requested to lodge an FIR and investigate the matter promptly", the letter addressed to the Delhi Police read.

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  • De Blasio 'Guarantees Healthcare' for all 600,000 Uninsured New Yorkers
De Blasio 'Guarantees Healthcare' for all 600,000 Uninsured New Yorkers

Thiessen said that de Blasio claimed his plan will only cost the city $100 million in funds without increasing taxes, but doubted that would play out as the 57-year-old from Park Slope, Brooklyn predicted. He also said the plan was unfair to city employees as the city is trying to save on health care costs. "For those who can afford something, ...

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  • 4-Year-Old Dies From Complications Linked To Flu In Riverside County
4-Year-Old Dies From Complications Linked To Flu In Riverside County

CDC officials say there were 510 confirmed influenza cases through January 5 - down from 768 during the same time period in 2017-2018. We still need to do more research to determine if it's actually helping prevent transmission of the flu from one person to another.

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  • Powell muddies Fed’s monetary message to pacify markets for now
Powell muddies Fed’s monetary message to pacify markets for now

On Friday, his softer tone eased investor concerns about further tightening, noting that the Fed will be flexible with all of its monetary policy tools, including the important balance sheet . Under the law that governs the Federal Reserve , a president can only remove a Fed chairman for cause. Trump has complained that the Fed has pushed rat...

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  • Flu-related deaths in Arkansas rise by 4, now stands at 10
Flu-related deaths in Arkansas rise by 4, now stands at 10

Lynn Sutfin, with the Michigan Department of Health, says cases of the flu are on the rise across the state. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , an estimated 80,000 people died nationwide last flu season from the illness, which was the highest death toll in at least four decades.

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  • Parish Health Units offering flu shots next week
Parish Health Units offering flu shots next week

Following that group, the vaccine should be prioritized for otherwise healthy people over the age of 65 and then healthcare personnel and others who come in contact with people with severe immune deficiencies. Most people have likely had the flu at some point - with symptoms such as a constant cough, sore throat, a runny or stuffy nose, body aches,...

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  • MP startles parliament, reveals he is HIV positive
MP startles parliament, reveals he is HIV positive

According to the Government of Saskatchewan, 177 people were newly diagnosed with HIV in the province in 2017 - a number which has been steadily increasing since 2015. "From 2006 to 2015, the AIDS detection rate among men aged 15 to 19 years more than tripled (from 2.4 to 6.9 cases/100,000 inhabitants)". "I'm not afraid to speak my mind, and let...

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  • According to Lancet study, 98 mn Indians may have diabetes by 2030
According to Lancet study, 98 mn Indians may have diabetes by 2030

People with type 1 diabetes require supplemental insulin. Globally, 511 million adults are expected to have type 2 diabetes in 12 years, up from 406 million this year, the study found. Using data from the International Diabetes Federation and 14 other large-scale studies the researchers estimated the burden of type 2 diabetes in 221 countries and...

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