Tag archive for ‘Philippines measles’
By Robert 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 On Monday, June 2nd, 2014

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 On Monday, June 2nd, 2014

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 On Monday, June 2nd, 2014

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

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 On Friday, May 23rd, 2014

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 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 On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

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 On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

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 On Friday, April 25th, 2014

Ohio measles outbreak confirmed

In a follow up to a story earlier today about a possible measles outbreak in Central Ohio, health officials from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), Knox County Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control More...

By Robert On Friday, April 25th, 2014

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 On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

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 On Sunday, April 13th, 2014

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 On Monday, March 31st, 2014

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 On Saturday, March 29th, 2014

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 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 On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

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 On Sunday, March 16th, 2014

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 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 On Thursday, March 6th, 2014

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...



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