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By Robert Herriman On Sunday, October 8th, 2017
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Syracuse University: Mumps cases prompt cancellation of fall lacrosse events

Officials with Syracuse University announced Friday that its men’s and women’s lacrosse teams will not participate in fall season events due to a current mumps outbreak among players. Mumps virus/CDC Since 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, March 7th, 2014
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Measles outbreak strikes NYC, 16 cases reported in northern Manhattan, the Bronx

The New York City Health Department announced today that it has identified 16 cases of measles in northern Manhattan and the Bronx. Measles rashImage/CDC Seven adult cases and 9 pediatric cases have been identified More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, November 11th, 2013
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Syria polio update: Three more cases confirmed, total now 13

In a follow-up to a report two weeks ago, the number of confirmed cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1)  have increased by three in the Syrian Arab Republic, bringing the total cases confirmed in the war-torn More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, October 28th, 2013
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Egypt records more than 800 mumps cases since September

There has been 838 cases of the viral infection, mumps reported in Egypt since September says one Egyptian health expert in a Egypt Independent report Sunday. Image/CIA According to Dr. Amr Qandil, head of the More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 4th, 2013
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Ear infections the number one cause of hearing loss globally

Ear infections and vaccine preventable infectious diseases are considered the number one causes of hearing loss, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) media release in time for  International Ear Care More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 29th, 2012
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Second Marquette University student confirmed positive for mumps

In a follow-up to an article nearly three weeks ago, Marquette University has confirmed a second case of a student with the vaccine-preventable disease, mumps. Proper immunization can prevent up to 95 percent of More...


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