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By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 30th, 2014
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Vaccine-preventable diseases and the resurgence in the US

Measles, mumps and pertussis–three vaccine-preventable diseases that are making news in the United States in 2014 with a resurgence in cases being seen locally in some cases, while nationally in others. As More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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CDC issues travel notice for Vietnam due to measles outbreak

Because of the measles outbreak in Vietnam in 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice today for people headed to the southeast Asian country. Image/CIA According to the More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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Ohio mumps outbreak tops 400, measles outbreak goes over 200

The number of mumps cases reported in Central Ohio has reached 404 cases as of today, according to a Columbus Public Health (CPH) press release Monday. 220 of the vases are linked to the Ohio State University outbreak More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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Philippines measles outbreak tops 40,000, prompts warnings in the US, Australia

The number of measles cases in the Philippines continues to rise according to data from the World Health Organization Western Pacific Region (WHO-WPR) and countries like the United States and Australia warn the More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Measles in the US: 288 cases reported so far this year, most cases in two decades

PRESS RELEASE Two hundred and eighty-eight cases of measles were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States between Jan. 1 and May 23, 2014.  This is the largest number More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Ohio measles cases nearly double in past week, 155 reported

The measles outbreak that began in Knox County, Ohio with unvaccinated Amish travelers to the Philippines has hit 155 cases, nearly doubling during the past week, according to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). Last More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, May 18th, 2014
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Ohio measles and mumps outbreaks continues to rise

In an update on the outbreaks of two vaccine preventable diseases in Ohio, health officials released numbers to show that both the measles and mumps outbreaks continue to grow. According to a Friday Columbus Public More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
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Ohio accounts for 40 percent of measles cases nationwide

With 187 measles cases reported from Jan. 1 to May 9 this year, the United States is on the way to record the most cases of the viral, vaccine-preventable disease since measles elimination was documented in 2000, More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
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Ohio measles outbreak now at 26 cases, three quarter of cases from Knox County

The number of confirmed measles cases in Ohio has increased by a dozen since last reported Friday, with the total cases in Ohio now stands at 26, according to the Ohio Department of Health. Measles virusImage/CDC Knox More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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Ohio reports suspected measles outbreak, additional vaccine clinics opened

The Buckeye State, particularly Central Ohio, is not only battling a mumps outbreak, which as of Thursday totaled 273 cases, now health officials are reporting a suspected measles outbreak in Knox County in Central More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Update on Philippines measles situation

In a follow up to a report last month, the number of cases of measles reported in the Philippines has jumped to 21,336 confirmed and suspected cases from Jan. 1 to Mar. 20, 2014, according to the latest World Health More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, April 13th, 2014
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Singapore reports two dozen measles cases in travelers to the Philippines

The Singapore Ministry of Health issued an measles advisory Friday noting that 23 of the 72 measles cases reported this year were in people who traveled to the Philippines. The Philippines are experiencing a serious More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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South Korea CDC issues travel advisory for the Philippines due to measles outbreak

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an advisory for travelers to the Philippines today in response to the measles outbreak in the Southeast Asian country, according to an Arirang report today. The More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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Guam reports measles case in a child who traveled to the Philippines

The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported Friday a confirmed case of measles in a four-year-old child. According to health authorities, the child has no history and/or documentation More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, March 22nd, 2014
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Australia, South Korea among W. Pacific countries declared measles-free

With outbreaks of measles raging in areas of the Pacific–the Philippines and Vietnam to name a couple, the World Health Organization in the Western Pacific Region announced this week that four countries were More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Philippines reports thousands of measles cases in first 45 days of 2014

Measles in the Philippines has been a topic in several countries (Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States ) as travelers returning from travel to the Philippines have been More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 16th, 2014
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California sees a 10-fold increase in measles, influenza deaths continue to mount

The Golden State has reported 32 confirmed cases of the viral disease, measles, to date, representing a ten-fold increase from the same time period in 2013 when they recorded three cases, according to The California More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 9th, 2014
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Philippines: Measles outbreak declared in Cavite

Health officials in the province of Cavite have declared a measles outbreak in two dozen cities and municipalities after surveillance data revealed hundreds of cases, according to a Tempo report Sunday. The report More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, March 6th, 2014
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New Zealand: Auckland measles outbreak at 58

  Two passengers onboard an Air New Zealand flight from Brisbane to Auckland are the latest confirmed measles cases in the current outbreak, according to the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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CDC issues travel notice for the Philippines due to measles outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice today for travelers to the Philippines in light of the measles outbreak on the archipelago. Image/CIA The CDC notes that the Department More...


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