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Vitamin E Acetate Additive Now Clearly Linked to Vaping Illnesses

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 1:00pm 11/13/2019 at 1:00pm
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We recently covered the troubling incidents of illness, lung injury, and potential fatalities associated with vaping. Initial reports suggested that additives, such as Vitamin E Acetate, triggered immune system reactions and other symptoms that lead to serious medical problems.

Now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has officially linked Vitamin...

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Is Drug-Resistant Typhoid the Next Global Health Emergency?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 8, 2019 at 9:00am 11/8/2019 at 9:00am
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Los Angeles area public health officials have reported that more than 1,000 homeless people died in the county last year, double the number of deaths from six...

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US in Danger of Losing ‘Measles-Free’ Status From World Health Organization

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 11:00am 9/24/2019 at 11:00am
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Two new cases of measles reported in the country last week turned out not to be measles. This shows that health authorities may yet get control of the worst outbreak of the highly contagious disease in the US since 1992. However, if more cases pop up, America may lose its...

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Outbreak of rare disease spread by mosquitoes triggers warnings by health officials

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 2:00pm 9/21/2019 at 2:00pm
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Health authorities are warning residents in six states so far about Eastern equine encephalitis, a virus transmitted through a mosquito bite that has left seven people dead this year.

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Hundreds of Mumps Cases Reported Among Detained Migrants in 19 States

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 13, 2019 at 9:00am 9/13/2019 at 9:00am
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Officials have reported hundreds of mumps cases among detained migrants in 19 states.

Mumps has swept through 57 immigration detention facilities in 19 states since September, according to the first U.S. government report on the outbreaks in the overloaded immigration system.

The virus sickened 898 adult migrants and 33 detention center staffers, the...

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In Wake of Continued Measles Outbreak, U.S. Health Officials Consider Air Travel Ban

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 9:00am 5/30/2019 at 9:00am
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As measles cases in the country rise to the highest level in over two decades, health officials have weighed a travel ban that would prohibit those believed infected with the disease from flying.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 60 new individual instances of measles in Monday’s update, bringing this...

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U.S. Birth Rate Plummets to Lowest Level in 32 Years

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 1:00pm 5/15/2019 at 1:00pm
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A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics found that women only gave birth to 3.79 million babies in 2018, which is a dip of 2%. We have not seen that low of a birth rate since the 1980s.

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Hepatitis A Cases Surge Across the Nation

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/14/2019 at 3:00pm
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Hepatitis A, a virus capable of affecting the liver and causing death, has made a resurgence among adults in the U.S.

According to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Hepatitis A infections have

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As Measles Outbreaks Continue, States Consider Revoking Religious Vaccine Exemptions

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 5:00pm 5/7/2019 at 5:00pm
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The number of states with measles cases continue to expand during this historic outbreak. The cases climbed past 760 this week.

The number of confirmed U.S. measles cases this year has climbed to 764, more than double the number a year ago and the highest total in 25 years, federal health officials...

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Los Angeles Universities Impose Measles Quarantine as Cases Spread to Orange County

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/1/2019 at 3:00pm
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Measles has spread throughout the country, and now the number of reported cases is over 700. Health officials added more warnings about the potential severity of the disease as well as providing an updated count.

According to the latest figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 704 people have been...

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NYC Mayor de Blasio declares measles emergency, mandating vaccinations

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 5:31pm 4/10/2019 at 5:31pm
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I recently reported that 15 states have now officially reported cases of the measles to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The outbreak is the second highest in number since 2014.

Now, 19 states have reported cases, with a total of 465 infected, mostly school-age children.

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CDC warns that superbug fungus is infecting hundreds across the U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 3:00pm 4/9/2019 at 3:00pm
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At Legal Insurrection, not only do you get hard-hitting legal analysis of current events, you also are exposed to the cutting edge of emerging disease news!

Readers may recall that in November, 2016, I reported that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicated that the first cases of a drug-resistant...

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Measles, once on the verge of being eradicated, is making a comeback

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 29, 2019 at 9:00am 3/29/2019 at 9:00am
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Fifteen states have now officially reported cases of measles to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the outbreak is the second highest in number since 2014.

The CDC’s latest report also added nearly 50 cases, bringing the total to 314 as of March 21.
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U.S. infectious diseases surge as public health controls disappear

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 3:00pm 3/24/2019 at 3:00pm
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It was with some astonishment I read the latest Scientific American piece, “Medieval” Diseases Flare as Unsanitary Living Conditions Proliferate“, which reviews the government’s response to the recent outbreaks of typhus, hepatitis A, and measles.

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Mysterious, paralyzing disease has now spread to 31 states and Canada

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 7:00am 11/28/2018 at 7:00am
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We have been following the spread of a mysterious, polio-like disease that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has named acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). The illness, the cause of which remains undetermined, continues to expand its range and public health officials have recorded 286 cases.

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Mysterious, polio-like illness leaving some children suffering from paralysis

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 5:02pm 10/17/2018 at 5:02pm
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now reporting that there are now more than 125 confirmed or suspected cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a condition affecting children across the nation and leaving them paralyzed.
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CDC prepares to join Ebola fight in Congo

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 6:00pm 5/19/2018 at 6:00pm

Early last week, I wrote that there was a serious outbreak of the hemorrhagic virus Ebola reoccurring in the African nation of Congo.

Officials are now alarmed as Ebola has now been reported in one of Congo’s few urban centers.

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