Health Care

Tedros in DR Congo as Ebola death toll hits 1427

Tedros in DR Congo as Ebola death toll hits 1427 The additional three people placed in isolation were a husband to the first female patient and two of her friends. Zaire Ebola was also the virus found in the outbreak in Equateur province, in western DRC earlier in 2018, although a different strain than is affecting the current outbreak. [Full Article...]

Keeping Your TV on at Night May Lead to Weight Gain

Keeping Your TV on at Night May Lead to Weight Gain Sleeping with a cellphone, bright alarm clock on or a television next to your bed puts women at risk for weight gain, a new study found. "As the authors mention, you can't point directly to causality between bedroom light exposure at night for a sleeping individual and weight gain but I think this is definitely a step in that direction", he said. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization makes historic changes for trans classification

World Health Organization makes historic changes for trans classification It goes on by insisting on the positive role that the gaming industry plays by being significant in advancing in research science across many fields ranging from mental health, dementia, cancer, and pioneer advances in accessibility. The World Health Organisation states that their decision to include Gaming Disorder comes from meeting and talking to "experts from different disciplines and re... [Full Article...]

Measles outbreak in England prompts calls for vaccinations

Measles outbreak in England prompts calls for vaccinations It was reported that unvaccinated residents returning to the US from places such as Israel, Ukraine and the Philippines, where a large number of measles cases are occurring, caused the majority of the outbreaks in the country. Measles can kill and it is incredibly easy to catch , especially if you are not vaccinated. Medical officer of health Dr Annette Nesdale said anyone who was at the part... [Full Article...]

Richard Burr takes heat over Donald Trump Jr. subpoena

Richard Burr takes heat over Donald Trump Jr. subpoena McConnell said in his Tuesday speech that it was "case closed" on the Mueller probe, but his office noted that he didn't go so far as to say the intelligence panel's work was done. The panel's investigation, led by Burr, has been running for more than two years, and the committee has interviewed numerous same witnesses who spoke to special counsel Robert Mueller's team. [Full Article...]

‘Avengers: Endgame’ fans exposed to measles at midnight premiere, LA officials say

‘Avengers: Endgame’ fans exposed to measles at midnight premiere, LA officials say Authorities say the woman attended a midnight show of the movie on April 26 at the AMC theater which is located at 1001 S. Lemon Street in Fullerton. Now health officials are trying to contact other moviegoers who may have been exposed to the highly contagious disease. Measles cases in the USA are at the highest on record "since the disease was declared eliminated nationwide in 2000", CNN ... [Full Article...]

Church of Scientology owned cruise ship quarantined after outbreak

Church of Scientology owned cruise ship quarantined after outbreak The case involved a female crew member on the ship, according to NBC News . NBC News reported that almost 300 passengers and crew were aboard the vessel, with one female crew member diagnosed with measles . The U.S.is battling its biggest measles outbreak since the disease was declared eliminated in 2000. Cases had been recorded in 22 states and were mostly affecting unvaccinated children,... [Full Article...]

Trump retweets some 60 anti-Biden tweets responding to firefighter union endorsement

Trump retweets some 60 anti-Biden tweets responding to firefighter union endorsement That figure was 28 percent in March. After officially announcing last week, Biden jumped to a commanding lead in the Democratic primary polls . "I've done more for Firefighters than this dues sucking union will ever do, and I get paid ZERO!" He thought Biden's " Make America Moral Again " slogan was "a nice sentiment but it is an absolutely bad hat". [Full Article...]

UCLA: 127 students and faculty quarantined due to measles case

UCLA: 127 students and faculty quarantined due to measles case It also provided instructions on where to find this information. "This will be enforced by a Health Officer Order". "You need to self identify", she said . The number of cases of measles in California has more than doubled in the last week, from 15 to 38, said the state Department of Public Health. Health officials also said a passenger who flew into and out of Los Angeles International Airpo... [Full Article...]

IL affected in ground beef recall after growing E. coli outbreak

IL affected in ground beef recall after growing E. coli outbreak The outbreak has now expanded to 10 states : Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, Indiana, Illinois, Mississippi, Minnesota. Fifty percent of them are female. coli O103. The ground beef involved in the recall was sent to two distributors in Florida and Georgia, and from there it was shipped to various restaurants. [Full Article...]

Exercise, sleep, screens: New guidelines for children under 5

Exercise, sleep, screens: New guidelines for children under 5 In addition, screen time is not recommended for children under the age of one. Children 3-4 years of age should spend at least 180 minutes in a variety of types of physical activities at any intensity, of which at least 60 minutes is moderate- to vigorous intensity physical activity, spread throughout the day. [Full Article...]

Do You Need Another Measles Vaccine?

Do You Need Another Measles Vaccine? A Unicef report showed that only 88 per cent of five-year-olds in the United Kingdom have had the required two doses of the MMR vaccine , well below the 95 per cent take-up needed to eliminate measles, mumps and rubella. In the United Kingdom last year, there were 966 cases of measles, substantially up from 259 the previous year. A UNICEF report said a primary reason for the disease's resurge... [Full Article...]

Number of measles cases in Bay of Plenty rises to 10

Number of measles cases in Bay of Plenty rises to 10 Although measles was thought to be almost eradicated in the United States in 2000 , the disease has reappeared in recent months in the form of outbreaks in several states. The largest outbreak is in New York City, centered in a predominantly Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn. The New York City outbreak now surpasses that, according to the city's data . [Full Article...]

Flight attendant in coma after contracting measles

Flight attendant in coma after contracting measles All regions around the world are experiencing "sustained rises" in measles cases, according to WHO , which says a number of countries are now dealing with deadly outbreaks. The report says that the woman only had one measles vaccine as a child, when two are recommended. The vaccine protects against three diseases: measles, mumps, and rubella. [Full Article...]

Global Measles Cases In 2019 Are Up 300 Percent From Last Year

Global Measles Cases In 2019 Are Up 300 Percent From Last Year All children over six months of age were required to get the measles-mumps-rubella ( MMR) vaccine , and parents who didn't comply could be fined $1,000. "This should not happen", said Dr. William Schaffner, medical director of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and an adviser to the CDC on vaccines. [Full Article...]

Barr reviewing origins of FBI's Russian Federation investigation

Barr reviewing origins of FBI's Russian Federation investigation He told lawmakers he met with Mueller on March 4 for a preliminary discussion of the report and that Mueller's thinking was not a mystery to people he interfaced with at the Justice Department, including Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. [Full Article...]

New York City declares public health emergency, orders mandatory measles vaccinations

New York City declares public health emergency, orders mandatory measles vaccinations At the news conference for the order, City Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot said that the point of the firm directive is not to fine or penalize residents, but to make it easier for people to access the measles vaccine . There are no strictures against vaccines in the Jewish religion and the overwhelming majority of American Jews are vaccinated. Some residents - even those who support va... [Full Article...]

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio Orders Vaccinations Amid Measles Outbreak

The Brooklyn outbreak has been traced to an unvaccinated child who became infected on a visit to Israel, which is also grappling with an outbreak, according to New York City's Department of Health. Officials in New York City were no different in their blame. It means that anyone who is not vaccinated and living in the area who might have been exposed to the measles will be required to receiv... [Full Article...]

1 case of so called ‘Superbug’ reported in CT

1 case of so called ‘Superbug’ reported in CT What kind of infections does Candida auris cause? Since then the fungus has spread imperceptibly throughout the world. He argued that the increase in Candida auris probably reflects the overuse of antibiotics, and urged doctors and patients to cut back on treating illness with those medications. [Full Article...]

State's 1st Measles Case Confirmed in Northeastern Indiana

State's 1st Measles Case Confirmed in Northeastern Indiana Maryland's Department of Health is issuing a warning after confirming a case of measles. "Thanks to the high proportion of people in Northern Ireland making the positive decision to get the MMR vaccine over the past decades, cases of these three illnesses here have fallen significantly". [Full Article...]


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