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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Brooklyn judge on Thursday ruled against a group of parents who challenged New York City’s recently imposed mandatory measles vaccination order, rejecting their arguments that the city’s public health authority exceeded its authority. FILE PHOTO: Materials are seen left at demonstration by people opposed to childhood vaccination after officials in […]

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Brooklyn judge on Thursday denied a petition seeking to lift New York City’s recently-imposed mandatory measles vaccination order, dismissing a court challenge brought by an anonymous group of parents who argued the order was unconstitutional. The judge sided with municipal health authorities who issued the order last week, calling it […]

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(Reuters) – The number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year jumped by nearly 20 percent in the week ended April 11, in the country’s second-worst outbreak in nearly two decades, federal health officials reported on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A sign warning people of measles in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community of […]

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A public health emergency was declared in New York City on Tuesday due to a health/infectious-disease — and health officials are warning against the idea of “measles parties.” Such parties involve intentionally exposing unvaccinated children to other children with a disease, with the intent that they would get the disease themselves. The Centers for Disease […]

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The New York City health Department ordered all ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools in a neighborhood of Brooklyn on Monday to exclude unvaccinated students from classes during the current measles outbreak. In issuing the order, the health department said that any yeshiva in Williamsburg that does not comply will face fines and possible closure. HOW NEW CANCER […]

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health Service in the United Kingdom began offering the vaccine to 12 and 13-year-old girls at schools around the country.”> The vaccine for human papillomavirus, or HPV, is given to prevent a sexually transmitted infection that can cause cancer. In 2009, the National health Service in the United Kingdom began offering the vaccine to 12 […]

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A Vancouver-based advocacy group is under scrutiny by provincial officials after a report emerged claiming that it has been receiving taxpayer money despite promoting an anti-vaccination agenda. It denies being against vaccines. The charity group Health Action Network Society received about a third of its revenue last year from British Columbia’s government last year, CBC […]

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(Reuters) – A New York suburb has banned children not vaccinated against measles from public spaces, such as schools and shopping malls, as it fights the state’s worst outbreak in decades of the potentially deadly disease. <img title="Unvaccinated children face public space ban in New York measles outbreak " alt="Unvaccinated children face public space ban […]

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Costa Rica’s Ministry of health confirmed on Thursday positive measles cases in two of four American children who fell ill earlier this month. The ministry tested four children between the ages of 3 and 10 in Cóbano, Puntarenas, who exhibited symptoms of the <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/health/two-people-contract-measles-after-passenger-exposes-travelers-to-virus-on-international-flight-to-california-officials-say” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>measles</a> after being treated at a social security […]

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – United Parcel Service Inc wants to get beyond U.S. doorsteps with a new push into healthcare. Chris Cassidy, who leads United Parcel Service’s (UPS) global healthcare logistics strategy, is seen at the package delivery firm’s Worldport sorting facility in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., February 5, 2019. Picture taken February 5, 2019. REUTERS/Lisa Baertlein […]

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