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E. coli outbreak in 10 states sickens 196 people, hospitalizes 28, health officials say

The E. coli outbreak connected to ground beef has now sickened 196 people across 10 states — a 19-person increase since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported numbers last month. Continue reading

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US measles cases still climbing, topping 800 for year

U.S. health officials say this year’s count of measles cases has surpassed 800, a growing tally that is already the nation’s highest in 25 years. Continue reading

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Measles case aboard Church of Scientology-owned cruise ship quarantines 28 people

A case of the measles was confirmed aboard a Church of Scientology-owned ship in Curacao, leaving 28 people quarantined. Continue reading

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Kentucky teen at center of vaccination lawsuit comes down with chickenpox, report says

The Kentucky high school senior at the center of a vaccination lawsuit has allegedly come down with the chicken pox. Continue reading

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Oysters from Mexico region linked to gastrointestinal illness outbreak, California officials say

Oyster lovers, beware: Raw oysters harvested from Estero El Cardon in Baja California Sur, Mexico, have been linked to a gastrointestinal illness outbreak in California. Continue reading

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Canadian man hit Seattle’s tourist hot spots while infected with measles, health officials say

Health officials in Seattle are warning about a Canadian traveler who passed through popular tourist spots in late April while infected with measles. Continue reading

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US measles count rises to 764, driven by New York outbreaks

U.S. health officials say at least 60 more measles cases have been reported, increasing a 2019 tally that is already the highest in 25 years. Continue reading

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Cruise ship quarantined over measles case returns to Curacao

Health officials announced they would board the ship when it arrived on Saturday and assess who has been vaccinated or had the disease previously. Continue reading

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Dr. Marc Siegel advises passengers aboard quarantined cruise ship not to panic: ‘Look out on the ocean’

A Church of Scientology cruise ship has been quarantined on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia due to a confirmed case of the measles, but NYU medical professor Dr. Marc Siegel says the best thing the passengers can do is keep their cool. Continue reading

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Dr. Marc Siegel: Measles quarantine on a cruise ship – what are challenges for passengers?

Thanks to a Church of Scientology cruise ship quarantined this week by the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, people around the world are wondering how it might feel to be among 300 passengers and crew stranded on a ship with someone who has measles. Continue reading

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Cruise ship quarantined in St. Lucia over confirmed measles case

Officials in St. Lucia quarantined a cruise ship after there was confirmed case of measles aboard the vessel that reportedly has the same name of a ship owned by the Church of Scientology. Continue reading

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California woman suspected of exposing measles to theater showing ‘Avengers: Endgame’

A California woman in her 20s, who had just returned from an international trip, is suspected of exposing measles to an Orange County movie theater showing “Avengers: Endgame,” reports said Wednesday. Continue reading

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Mom rips anti-vaxxers after infant son contracts measles: ‘100% preventable’

A California mother whose 5-month-old son contracted the measles virus posted heartbreaking photos of her infant suffering from a head-to-toe rash in an effort to urge others to get their children vaccinated. Continue reading

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‘Brady Bunch’ star Maureen McCormick slams anti-vaxxers for using Marcia measles meme

Anti-vaxxers circulating memes from an old episode of the “Brady Bunch” in which all of the kids come down with the measles has drawn the ire of one of the show’s former stars – who said the virus is no laughing matter. Continue reading

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JetBlue flight detained at JFK airport during potential measles scare

All passengers were later cleared by medical services, the airline confirmed in a statement. Continue reading

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E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef sickens nearly 180 people across 10 states, CDC says

The E.coli outbreak linked to raw ground beef products has now sickened 177 people across 10 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday. Continue reading

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Measles outbreak sparks quarantine orders at 2 Los Angeles universities

Some students and employees at two Los Angeles universities have been quarantined due to possible contact with the measles virus, official said. Continue reading

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Washington state bill limits measles vaccine exemptions

Washington state lawmakers voted Tuesday to removes parents’ ability to claim a personal or philosophical exemption from vaccinating their children for measles, although medical and religious exemptions will remain. Continue reading

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Dr. Marc Siegel: You might not be immune to measles if you were born between these years

As a disturbing surge in measles cases has been reported nationwide, Professor of Medicine at New York University Dr. Marc Siegel warns that if you were vaccinated between a certain time frame, you might not be as immune to the disease as you think. Continue reading

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New York outbreaks drive US measles count up to 626

Outbreaks in New York state continue to drive up the number of U.S. measles cases, which are approaching levels not seen in 25 years. Continue reading

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