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Measles Outbreak Worsens In Washington As Governor Declares Public Health Emergency

Measles Outbreak Worsens In Washington As Governor Declares Public Health Emergency That is a significant increase from Friday's reported numbers when Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency . Because measles is a highly contagious disease. A second immunization is the MMRV vaccine , which protects children from measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox. To this day, it still kills 100,000 children a year worldwide, most under the age of five. [Full Article...]

Pound crashes after MPs vote against delaying Brexit

Pound crashes after MPs vote against delaying Brexit It would be "stupid" for the European Union to make concessions putting the remaining 27 members at a disadvantage simply to secure a deal, he said. Mrs May said she would seek "legally binding changes to the Withdrawal Agreement that deal with concerns on the backstop while guaranteeing no return to a hard border". [Full Article...]

Gene modified chickens offer hope for cheaper drugs: Study | newkerala.com #94818

They're laying eggs containing cancer-killing drugs. Researchers are trying to "crack" expensive drug production with a cheaper alternative: Genetically modified chickens that can lay eggs with human proteins. Using a simple purification method, high quantities of the protein could be recovered from the eggs, with no adverse effect on the chickens themselves. [Full Article...]

Former Def Min George Fernandes Passes Away; Condolences Pour In

Former Def Min George Fernandes Passes Away; Condolences Pour In George Fernandes was suffering from Alzheimer's disease for a eight years. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said , "Frank and fearless, forthright and farsighted, he made a valuable contribution to our country". May his soul rest in peace. Born and raised in Mangaluru, he became an MP from Maharashtra in 1967. He made his name as a powerful trade union leader before entering politics and finally ... [Full Article...]

Things You Should Know About Ebola in DRC

Things You Should Know About Ebola in DRC South Sudan with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) and worldwide health partners on Monday began vaccinating health workers and other frontline responders who are at high risk of contracting Ebola in case of an outbreak. As part of these preparedness activities which are crucial to face any outbreak, South Sudan received 2 160 doses of the Ebola vaccine from Merck, the vaccine devel... [Full Article...]

The pool of unvaccinated children is fueling measles outbreak

The pool of unvaccinated children is fueling measles outbreak The majority of those infected were children, with 25 of the 35 confirmed cases impacting children under 10 years old. A news release on the governor's website says the Washington State Department of Health , or DOH, has implemented an infectious disease incident management structure so it can manage the public health aspects of the outbreak through investigations and lab testing. [Full Article...]

Student died after eating 5-day-old pasta

The next morning at 11:00 AM, his parents were anxious because he did not get up. He ate it before heading out to play sport, but was forced to return home half an hour later when he came down with headaches, nausea and abdominal pain. You Tube commentator Bernard, who claims to be a Clinical Adjunct Professor from the University of IL, has explained AJ's case via his YouTube channel Chubbyemu... [Full Article...]

Canadian study links screen time to slower child development

Canadian study links screen time to slower child development It may be the easiest way to calm restless or misbehaving kids, but is handing over a phone or tablet doing children long-term harm? A study of 2400 Canadian children found more screen time was linked to lower scores in "milestone" tests of communication, problem solving, interpersonal skills and physical co-ordination. [Full Article...]


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