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A measles outbreak is dividing families in this orthodox Jewish community. Passover could make it worse

As one of the holiest Jewish celebrations of the year arrives, families in the Hasidic section of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, face a dilemma.

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 19:38:52 GMT
This baby got measles because of anti-vaxers

Fainy Sukenik believes in vaccines, and her four children are up to date on all their shots.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:09:04 GMT
Are you protected from measles? It may depend on when you were born

Nearly two decades after measles was declared eliminated in the US, the country and the globe have seen an upsurge of cases -- including adults who thought they were protected by the vaccine. Now, some are questioning whether they are properly vaccinated and whether they are still at risk for getting measles.

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 10:59:03 GMT
What school threats and lockdowns are doing to a generation of children

Schools across the country are facing the possibility of security threats. Many have plans in place and run drills to prepare for the unthinkable. But lockdown drills and the constant discussion of danger can confuse and traumatize children. And it doesn't necessarily make them safer.

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:56:51 GMT
Michigan measles outbreak linked to outbreak in New York

Michigan health officials confirmed the measles outbreak in Oakland County is linked to the ongoing outbreak in New York.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 17:20:10 GMT
Measles cases are up nearly 300% over last year. This is a global crisis

We are in the middle of a global measles crisis. Cases have soared across the world, including in places where measles had previously been eliminated -- like the United States. In this year to date, the United States has already seen its second-greatest number of cases since 2000. And this past week, New York City declared a public health emergency due to the rapid spread of the virus.

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:45:57 GMT
Human health can be 'mostly sustained' for a year in space, NASA Twins Study concludes

Spending 340 days aboard the International Space Station between 2015 and 2016 caused changes in astronaut Scott Kelly's body, from his weight down to his genes, according to the results of the NASA Twins Study, released Thursday.

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 20:35:09 GMT
Congo Ebola outbreak not a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization's director-general, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said Friday.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 18:32:58 GMT
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