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The Measles Outbreak Europe 2020 – Things You Need To Know

Measles is one of the infectious diseases that’s been causing health troubles for many nations including Europe. In 2019, the World Health Organization[1] announced significantly high measles cases reported in 42 countries of the European region. The worst-case number was 13 measles-related deaths in 3 countries: Romania, Albania, and Ukraine. The mortality rate in Ukraine,… Read More »

Virus response hampered by ignorance about outbreak origins

Many public health departments do not have data on the type of locations where COVID-19 outbreaks have originated. Other public health departments may have the data, but they are not yet publicly reporting. The lack of information is hampering the response to the virus. Data on which types of business (retail outlets, restaurants, manufacturing, healthcare,… Read More »

Top federal health official says coronavirus outbreak is ‘going to get worse’ in the US

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies about Coronavirus, COVID-19, during a Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, March 3, 2020. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images A top U.S. health official said the worst is yet… Read More »