• 75 new cases reported in NY
75 new cases reported in NY

Anyone who went to the above locations during the specified dates and times needs to urgently review their measles vaccination or immunity status. That includes the largest outbreaks in NY. They begin with a fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes and sore throat, followed by a rash that spreads over the body.

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  • Disease transmissible from dogs to humans shows up in Iowa
Disease transmissible from dogs to humans shows up in Iowa

Despite the ability of the disease to infect both dogs and people, the symptoms it produces differ dramatically between canines and humans. The disease originated from a small dog-breeding facility in Marion County , Iowa, and both the animals and the building in question are now being quarantined while the pups undergo clinical testing.

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  • New manifesto highlights disparity in physical and mental health at work
New manifesto highlights disparity in physical and mental health at work

Body Image: How we think and feel about our bodies - also found that just over one in three adults has felt depressed because of their body image, while 20% have felt "shame" because of their body image over the past year. The survey also found less than a fifth of young people said that looking at social media "positively affected" how confiden...

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  • Washington state limits exemptions for measles vaccine
Washington state limits exemptions for measles vaccine

Miami-Dade is the most susceptible county in the Sunshine State, ranking third in the nation. Harris County ranked ninth and Tarrant County ranked 12th. After San Diego's Hepatitis A outbreak in 2017 and the likelihood of measles traveling down from LA county this year, Khambata urges students to practice basic health and safety etiquette.

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  • Young Woman Dies From Rabies After Playing With Stray Puppy in Philippines
Young Woman Dies From Rabies After Playing With Stray Puppy in Philippines

In February, while on holiday with friends, Birgitte Kallestad found a "helpless" puppy on the side of the road during a scooter ride. According to the family no one in the group of friends had been vaccinated against rabies . Ms Kallestad's family has now called for a change in the law, which at present does not make rabies vaccinations com...

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  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Both diseases have grave underlying biological and genetic causes, yet we tend to ignorantly toss around mental health terms. There has been some confusion that mental health and mental illness mean the same thing when they do not. In America today, approximately 45-47 million, or 1 out of 5 Americans, is suffering with a mental health issue; a...

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  • Measles infects 34000 in Europe in Jan-Feb 2019, WHO issues warning
Measles infects 34000 in Europe in Jan-Feb 2019, WHO issues warning

They continued, "The current outbreak reinforces the importance of sustaining high enough coverage rates in communities to help prevent measles outbreaks". Israel has seen over 3,000 confirmed cases of measles hit over the past year and the country's health ministry has struggled to contend with it. AP cited Health officials who claim 84 indivi...

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  • Denver Proposal Looks to Legalize Hallucinogenic 'Magic Mushrooms'
Denver Proposal Looks to Legalize Hallucinogenic 'Magic Mushrooms'

The language of the ballot initiative hews pretty closely to a 2007 marijuana decriminalization measure that passed in Denver back when pot was still illegal in the state . Voters in California, Colorado and OR all have voted in favor of broadly allowing marijuana use in recent years, both for medical and personal use. However, the group supportin...

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  • US reports 60 new measles cases in worst outbreak since 1994
US reports 60 new measles cases in worst outbreak since 1994

But pockets of unvaccinated children or adults can cause flare-ups, as has recently been the case in the United States , which has over 700 cases this year in an outbreak that has not been halted. State and local officials in recent weeks have looked at new ways to fight the outbreak. As of Thursday, there were 40 cases of measles in 12 Calif...

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  • Ramadan 2019: Why is it so important for Muslims?
Ramadan 2019: Why is it so important for Muslims?

Muslims in Southeast Asian countries like Indonesia and Malaysia, and much of the Middle East , including Egypt, Iraq and Saudi Arabia , will fast on Monday for the start of the month of Ramadan. The holy month of Ramadan ends with the Eid al-Fitr festival. Many break their fast as the Prophet Muhammad did around 1 400 years ago, with a sip o...

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  • National Nurses Week Honors Those That Serve Others
National Nurses Week Honors Those That Serve Others

Representing the frontlines in almost every clinical setting, nurses deliver quality, culturally competent patient care and services to individuals' families, communities, and populations. Nursing traditionally has been recognized as one of the most trusted professions. Nurses work in many settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, home health, pub...

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  • Breakthrough study finds HIV drugs can stop the transmission of the virus
Breakthrough study finds HIV drugs can stop the transmission of the virus

The Europe-wide study monitored almost 1,000 gay male couples over a period of eight years, where one partner was HIV-positive and receiving antiretroviral (ART) treatment, while the other was HIV negative. During that time-frame 15 HIV-negative men became infected with HIV, but none of the viruses screened in the newly infected partner was gen...

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  • The Measles Vaccine, Moving Forward
The Measles Vaccine, Moving Forward

Free MMR vaccine is only available for children participating in the Vaccines for Children Program and for certain individuals who may qualify based upon local health department fee schedules. He said there are pockets of demand for the vaccine around areas where there have been cases of measles. Those at higher risk - whom the agency advises to ...

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  • Over 700 cases of Measles surface in US
Over 700 cases of Measles surface in US

According to the CDC , even if you've received both doses of the shot, 3/100 people exposed to measles will still get the illness. Measles continues to spread throughout the world. Once you get down below a certain level, the way we've seen in certain communities - I think the prototype of which is the community in Brooklyn - in the Williamsburg ...

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  • New HHS rule puts trans health at risk
New HHS rule puts trans health at risk

Herrera said San Francisco could lose almost $1 billion in federal funding for health care programs such as Medicaid and Medicare. Asserting that previous administrations have not done enough to protect conscience rights in the medical field, HHS under Trump created a new division to investigate such complaints within its Office for Civil Ri...

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  • Health officials urge parents to get children vaccinated
Health officials urge parents to get children vaccinated

A rash usually appears 7 to 21 days after exposure. Merck Chief Marketing Officer Mike Nally told Reuters in an interview that the company has upped production but that there has not been a big boost in orders in the USA, even from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

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  • Measles case confirmed in Alabama
Measles case confirmed in Alabama

But Merck has not see a significant uptick of purchases from the CDC , which is a large supplier of the pediatric population through its Vaccines for Children program. "These groups are at the highest risk and should receive two doses of vaccine". If not, Nasson Health Care would give both shots, she said. In places such as NY or countries hit by...

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  • Pissed, Blue and Don't Give a F--- meals debut at Burger King
Pissed, Blue and Don't Give a F--- meals debut at Burger King

A video posted to YouTube by Burger King about the effort showcases a few people tackling situations any one of us might find ourselves in: a disappointing job, an unplanned pregnancy, a bleak dating scene, permanent residency in your parents' home, and being victimized by bullying.

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  • Measles confirmation includes warning to anyone at Pittsburgh airport on April 16
Measles confirmation includes warning to anyone at Pittsburgh airport on April 16

This patient appears to have gone to work for a few days and seen a movie - likely the opening night midnight showing of " Avengers: Endgame " in Fullerton - before realizing she was sick. Jude Emergency Department and 5 Hutton Centre Drive in Santa Ana. It is not possible to vaccinate against the virus after contracting it, though there are some...

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"Vampire facials" at New Mexico spa linked to two HIV cases

Both customers recently contracted the same strain of the HIV virus, though it is not certain that their spa treatments were responsible. But a health spa performing the procedure may have given two patients HIV from contaminated needles, United States health officials said.

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