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Health unit warns of possible exposure to measles in City of Kawartha Lakes

The health unit representing the City of Kawartha Lakes is warning residents after a person became ill with measles after travelling outside the country.

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit says the infected individual visited several locations in Lindsay and one in Janetville between March 28 to April 8 before realizing they were ill. 402 more words


Governments would get more done if they bullied people less

In 2016, in the midst of a devastating measles outbreak, California decided to repeal the philosophical exemption to vaccines, which allows parents to opt out of required childhood vaccines because of “personal beliefs.” 1,017 more words

Measles Outbreak in West Midlands and 4 Other Areas of England

Outbreaks of measles have been confirmed in the West Midlands and four other areas of England with a total of more than 120 cases.

Public Health England says the cases in the West Midlands, West Yorkshire, Cheshire and Liverpool, Surrey and Greater Manchester are linked to ongoing large outbreaks in Europe. 68 more words


Here are all the germs your kids may be spreading while playing sports

They’re swapping equipment, sharing water bottles and throwing sweat-drenched towels to each other – while kids love organized sports, germs can spread quickly through a team. 621 more words


Children in Italy have to be vaccinated or they can't go to school: government

The Italian government has made it mandatory for children up to age 16 to be vaccinated in order to attend school.

The government made the announcement Friday in an effort to combat what it characterizes as misinformation about vaccines. 165 more words


Measles cases could spike if vaccinations drop even a little: study

Even a small decrease in vaccinations can result in the cases of measles to spike, according to a new study.

Using a modelling study of children aged two to 10, researchers from Stanford University and the Baylor College of Medicine… 419 more words