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Death toll doubles in measles outbreak

The Philippine health secretary says 136 people, mostly children, have died of measles and 8400 others have been sickened in an outbreak blamed partly on recent vaccination fears. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said Monday a massive immunisation drive that started last week in hard-hit Manila and four provincial regions may contain the outbreak by… Read More »

Measles fears in New Jersey airport

Measles fears in New Jersey airport: Hundreds of travelers may have been exposed to the disease in Newark on Christmas Eve, health officials warn A traveler who flew into Newark Liberty International’s Terminal B from Brussels has been diagnosed with the disease They went through passport check between noon and 4pm Anyone who was there should… Read More »