Measles Striking New York With Worst Outbreak in a Decade

Measles Striking New York With Worst Outbreak in a Decade

The recent outbreak of measles in New York is the highest it has been in 20 years. Since September, New York has had 167 cases reported, and it may become an epidemic. The first reported case of measles came from Brooklyn. A child, who was unvaccinated, went to Israel on a trip. Subsequently he was […]

Infectious Diseases Commonly Feared in the 19th Century Are Back

Infectious Diseases Commonly Feared in the 19th Century Are Back

Tuberculosis, mumps, measles, whooping cough, scurvy and scarlet fever were once feared diseases largely eradicated in the Western developed countries with vaccines, knowledge and modern medicine. The U.S. saw measles, mumps and whooping cough spread in unvaccinated and even vaccinated people this year. In the United Kingdom, the situation is even worse with infectious diseases […]

Measles Outbreak in California Officially Over

Measles Outbreak in California Officially Over

The measles outbreak that started in Disneyland, California has now been officially declared over. It affected 131 people in the state, and spread across other states with even one confirmed case in Mexico. The outbreak started in December, and the California Department of Public Health declared it over yesterday. The B3 stain of measles was […]

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