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Salute Health officials seek to build vaccine stockpile to combat measles
Author: 0 Health officials seek to build vaccine stockpile to combat measles

The Executive Director of UNICEF, Henrietta Fore, while reacting to the increasing cases of measles globally said children were the most affected in the measles outbreak globally. "From my perspective, even one child dying of measles is unacceptable", said Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer in Canada. People who had the two-dose MMR vaccines are said to be protected against measles for life with 97 percent efficacy.

Salute World's first 3D printed heart unveiled by researchers in Israel
Author: 0 World's first 3D printed heart unveiled by researchers in Israel

Instead, the newly developed process - known as "cardiac tissue engineering" - aimed to 3-D-print heart tissue. Cardiovascular disease is the world's leading cause of death , according to the World Health Organization, and transplants are now the only option available for patients in the worst cases.

Salute Fourth confirmed measles case reported in Maryland
Author: 0 Fourth confirmed measles case reported in Maryland

The department tweeted that the investigation is now just focusing on that portion of the state, but encouraged all Tennesseans to know the symptoms and to take action if an up to date MMR vaccine if needed. They say people who may have been exposed at other locations will be directly notified. The flight attendant who contracted measles on a flight from New York City may have suffered brain damage - and her condition is worsening, according to a report Thursday.

Salute Measles cases down in France
Author: 0 Measles cases down in France

Since October , the city has seen 329 measles cases, most in Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods of Williamsburg and Borough Park. So far this year, 112,163 cases have been reported to World Health Organization from 170 countries.

Salute FDA orders Boston Scientific to withdraw surgical mesh product
Author: 0 FDA orders Boston Scientific to withdraw surgical mesh product

Simply put, the remaining makers of the mesh devices - Boston Scientific and Coloplast - failed to prove the long-term safety or benefit of their devices, the FDA said in a news release. The FDA said that surgeons began using surgical mesh to fix abdominal hernias beginning in the 1950s. The affected mesh devices are Boston Scientific's Uphold LITE Vaginal Support System and the Xenform Soft Tissue Repair System and Coloplast's Restorelle DirectFix Anterior.

Salute CNN’s Don Lemon says Barr is doing Trump’s ‘dirty work’
Author: 0 CNN’s Don Lemon says Barr is doing Trump’s ‘dirty work’

The president's comments came a day after Barr testified at a congressional hearing that he believes " spying did occur " on the campaign, suggesting the origins of the Russian Federation investigation that shadowed Trump's presidency for almost two years may have been mishandled.

Salute Measles cases soar to second-highest level in 25 years
Author: 0 Measles cases soar to second-highest level in 25 years

Ukraine, Madagascar and India have been worst affected by the disease, with tens of thousands of reported cases per million people. "Many countries are in the midst of sizable measles outbreaks , with all regions of the world experiencing sustained rises in cases", the WHO said.

Salute Lawyer: Challenge to NYC's vaccination order in the works
Author: 0 Lawyer: Challenge to NYC's vaccination order in the works

The drugmaker is the exclusive manufacturer of the MMR II - measles, mumps, rubella - vaccine, which is generally distributed in two doses. Latimer said it would be under Amler's authority to declare any county-wide measures to contain the spread of the virus.

Salute Bill Barr just revealed Trump’s spin on the Mueller report - here’s how
Author: 0 Bill Barr just revealed Trump’s spin on the Mueller report - here’s how

Nita Lowey, chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee, said Barr's letter summarizing the Mueller report appears to "cherry-pick from the report to draw the most favorable conclusion possible for the president". Justice Department officials are scouring the report to remove grand jury information and details relating to pending investigations, among other materials.

Salute Redacted Mueller report to be released within a week
Author: 0 Redacted Mueller report to be released within a week

Tuesday was his first congressional appearance since Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted his report, and Attorney General was asked numerous questions about the ultimate release of Mueller's findings. Across the Capitol, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he had no concerns with Barr's handling of the report: "I think it really comes down to a question of whether you trust Bill Barr or not".

Salute New York City threatens to close yeshivas over unvaccinated children
Author: 0 New York City threatens to close yeshivas over unvaccinated children

Since then, however, there has been a steep increase in reported cases , with at least 465 incidents of measles reported in the USA since January 1. They have been spreading risky misinformation based on fake science. World Health Organization said that immunization coverage of 95 percent amongst all children is needed for a community to be fully protected against measles.

Author: 0 NY measles emergency declared in Brooklyn

Oxiris Barbot announced during a news conference Tuesday. Officials from New York City's Department of Health will check vaccination records of anyone who has been in contact with infected patients in certain parts of Brooklyn, officials said .

Author: 0 New York City orders mandatory vaccines amid measles outbreak

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn on Tuesday, ordering all residents to be vaccinated to contain a measles outbreak concentrated in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. In the city alone, 285 cases have been confirmed - 246 of which have been in children. "But as a doctor, a public health practitioner, and a mom, I must warn you that exposing your unvaccinated child to measles is very unsafe, and it could even be deadly".

Salute Auris Is a Deadly Threat Amid Rise of Anti-Bacterials
Author: 0 Auris Is a Deadly Threat Amid Rise of Anti-Bacterials

The Centers for Disease Control is sounding the alarm on a life-threatening super-fungus that they've called a global emerging threat. However, if you are admitted in a hospital, you can ask if there have been cases of C. It's also hard to identify, and can only be diagnosed by specialized laboratories using specific testing methods. The hospital needed special cleaning equipment and had to rip out part of the ceiling and floor tiles to eradicate it.

Salute Ottawa residents asked to check vaccine records to prevent local measles spread
Author: 0 Ottawa residents asked to check vaccine records to prevent local measles spread

Tehama Health officials said that if the county does not receive any additional cases between now and April 11, the county will consider itself cleared of the threat of additional measles cases. The infected individuals range in age from 8 months to 63 years old. Those who have not been vaccinated with MMR vaccine or have not had measles in the past are at risk of measles.

Salute Poor diet linked to 1 in 5 deaths globally
Author: 0 Poor diet linked to 1 in 5 deaths globally

The last million deaths are from cancers and type-2 diabetes linked to diet. Overall, poor diet is behind 16-percent of adult DALYs around the world. Diets lacking in healthy food are responsible for more deaths across the globe than smoking, a major new study has concluded. She said the UK's challenge to the food industry to reduce sugar from everyday foods was "a clear step in the right direction".

Salute Everything We Know About the Release of the Mueller Report
Author: 0 Everything We Know About the Release of the Mueller Report

Speaking from his Florida resort, Mar-a-Lago, Trump told reporters Friday afternoon that he was comfortable with Barr's handling of the high-stakes case. Barr's Sunday letter also said the special counsel withheld judgment on whether Trump tried to obstruct justice during the investigation. While the Mueller probe is officially completed, he referred some matters he discovered to USA attorneys' offices.

Salute Court blocks Trump rule allowing cheaper health insurance
Author: 0 Court blocks Trump rule allowing cheaper health insurance

He said every replacement plan included protections for people with pre-existing conditions. A flaw in this cynical calculation is that Republicans can not prevent Democrats from attacking them over health care by abandoning the issue; if that strategy worked, the 2018 elections would have gone very differently.

Salute Trump’s sudden shift to health care scrambles GOP plans
Author: 0 Trump’s sudden shift to health care scrambles GOP plans

Republicans, meanwhile, were left scratching their heads, wondering why the president would bring up a sore subject when he had better news to tout. "The strategy needs to be keeping the focus on Democrats.not on us". "We believe in lowering the cost and that's what we are working on". Democrats made defending Obamacare a powerful messaging tool in the run-up to the November's elections, when opinion polls showed eight in 10 Americans wanted to defend its most popular benefits, including ...

Salute Judge strikes down Medicaid work requirements, again
Author: 0 Judge strikes down Medicaid work requirements, again

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) approved Kentucky's work requirement plan in January 2018, but the plan has yet to go into effect. President Donald Trump supports work requirements for public programs across the government. In the case of Kentucky's waiver , the Trump administration argued that HHS did not have to consider the issue of whether it would cause people to lose coverage because Kentucky's Republican Gov.

Salute Rockland declares state of emergency over measles outbreak
Author: 0 Rockland declares state of emergency over measles outbreak

Of course, there's no practical way to enforce the measure. "We believe this to be the first such effort of this kind nationally and the circumstances we face here clearly call for that", said Rockland County Executive Ed Day. Parents and guardians will be held accountable if any violation is found and their cases will be referred to the district attorney's office, according to authorities.

Salute Group in Cedar Rapids demands public release of Mueller Report
Author: 0 Group in Cedar Rapids demands public release of Mueller Report

Or dangle pardons before potential witnesses against him. A Morning Consult poll taken in conjunction with Politico on Monday and Tuesday found that 47 percent of registered of voters continue to believe that Trump 'tried to impede or obstruct the investigation into whether his campaign had ties to Russian Federation'.

Salute Unvaccinated children face public space ban in NY measles outbreak
Author: 0 Unvaccinated children face public space ban in NY measles outbreak

The outbreak has mainly been isolated in a couple of communities within Rockland County , which is just north of New York City, but the whole community is at risk, he said , noting that there have been complications among patients, including a premature labor and a handful of hospitalizations.