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Apr 25, 2019

Apr 25, 2019
Measles-infected child

Soaring US measles cases near 700, set record

A significant factor in 2 New York outbreaks is misinformation about vaccine safety, the CDC says.

Apr 25, 2019
UN security team

WHO: 'Notable escalation' of violence in DRC Ebola outbreak

The outbreak totals now stand at 1,373 cases, including 890 deaths.

Apr 25, 2019
Drugs in hand of older woman

Study: Antibiotics in older women may increase heart disease risk

Extended antibiotic use after the age of 40 may be linked to increased risk of heart attack or stroke.

Apr 24, 2019

Apr 24, 2019
Ground beef meat grinder

E coli outbreak hits 10 states; ground beef recalled

The outbreak has reached 156 cases, as 113,000 pounds of ground beef are recalled.

Apr 24, 2019
Los Angeles County Line sign

Measles in LA County, as 2 pregnant NYC women infected

An outbreak tied to New York's Orthodox Jewish community has grown to 390 cases.

Apr 24, 2019
White lab rabbits

Report details vaccinia virus outbreak in 5 Chinese workers

The likely exposure was inoculated rabbit skins, but airborne spread cannot be ruled out.

Apr 23, 2019

Apr 23, 2019
Group of African kids

World's first malaria vaccine program launches in Malawi

The vaccine "has the potential to save tens of thousands of children's lives."

Apr 22, 2019

Apr 22, 2019
Ebola body on stretcher at cemetary

DRC notes 23 new Ebola cases as another hospital attacked

The outbreak has grown to 1,340 cases and 874 deaths.

Apr 22, 2019
MMR vaccine

US measles total grows by 71 cases, nears record

Cases have now reached 626 and could soon top the ignomious post-elimination record of 667, reached in 2014.

Apr 22, 2019
Young white-tailed buck

Virginia probes new CWD detection as Minnesota culls farm deer

The Virginia finding is 40 miles from any other detections in the area.

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