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Pacific northwest outbreak of measles / Boing Boing

via WCPO9 In the northwest of the Pacific, 54 are confirmed to be infected with ever eradicated measles, as an outbreak also occurs in Texas. Consider Progress: According to the State Department of Health, there are currently at least 54 cases of illness, all of which were located in Clark County, Washington, right across the River Portland, Oregon. Directly south, …

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Albany Airport firefighter faces another health scare

Josh and Chelsea Woodward Josh and Chelsea Woodward Photo: Provided                                                      Josh and Chelsea Woodward Josh and Chelsea Woodward Photo: Provided                                                      Albany Airport Firefighter Faces Another Health Scare The Albany Airport Firefighter who nearly died after an infection turned septic over the weekend survived another health scare this week. Chelsea Woodward said the doctor thought her husband, Josh Woodward, …

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A fatal "zombie" venereal disease could spread to humans, experts warn

A deadly disease that has affected the deer population in approximately 24 countries and two Canadian provinces may eventually spread and infect humans, experts warn. Speaking at Capitol Minnesota last week, experts from the University of Minnesota told legislators about the dangers of chronic disease loss (CWD) or what the US geological survey describes as "a fatal, neurological disease that …

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Pumping the stern changes the microbe

Recently, most researchers thought breastmilk was sterile. But it turns out that, like most other body parts and fluids, it is full of bacteria. The composition of his microbe varies depending on a number of factors – including whether milk is pumped or given to the baby directly from the breast, according to a study published today in Cell magazine …

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STUDIES: Drug that helps people addicted to opioids is harder to get

by Keaton Thomas, KATU News PORTLAND, Ore. – The opioid epidemic has grown. The odds you die from an accidental overdose of opioid drugs are greater than dying from a car crash. Still, researchers at Oregon Health & Science University say that a potentially useful drug for people with Opioid Use Disorder has become harder to get The drug we …

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Chronic waste disease worse in Kansas deer

WICHiTA, Kan. (KWCH) A deadly disease affecting deer in Kansas continues to worsen. It is called chronic wasting disease CWD affects the brain, spinal cord and other tissues of deer The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism says in the last seven years 168 animals have been tested positive for the disease. "Most of the time, the animal that …

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La Porte Elementary study of an alleged case of measles

LA PORTE, Texas (KTRK) – It is believed that the case of measles is being investigated at the La Porter Primary School, according to a letter sent to parents Tuesday. According to La Porte ISD, he works with Harris County Public Health to "take all necessary steps to ensure the well-being of our students" and "as a precaution, disinfect all …

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Scientists injured by the wild fox at the University of Georgia Tech, officials say (19659003) Atlanta – Officials warn the wildlife community at Georgia Tech campus after a fox that has wounded two students

0 Scientists injured by the wild fox at Georgia Tech Tech University, officials say , have received a positive result for rabies Last week, three students met a fox on the road behind the MOSE Building near the Georgia Tech facility. Two of them were injured during the meeting, officials said in a press release. Over the weekend another pupil …

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Philippines: Fatigue vaccine blamed for deadly epidemic of measles News from the Philippines

Manila, Philippines – Health authorities in the Philippines compete to contain deadly outbreaks of measles, which the government is accusing a significant drop in immunization after a dengue vaccine scandal. More than 70 people – mostly children – have died from measles all over the country since January, with a high concentration of cases in the capital, Manila and surrounding …

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7-year-old Denver dies after symptoms of flu, coma

AURORA, Colo – A native 7-year-old girl died Sunday after spending seven weeks in the hospital. Selina Nguyen of Denver was admitted to Colorado Children's Hospital on December 23, after suffering from flu symptoms and developing a severe fever. from sustaining life. A Facebook page with news about Selina said the family had worked with the Children to try all …

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