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Measles outbreak grows in area with low vaccination rate, most patients unimmunized – USA TODAY

Jan 18, 2019

Joel Shannon USA TODAY Published 11:58 PM EST Jan 17, 2019 A measles outbreak in southwestern Washington state has grown to 16 confirmed cases, and most of the children affected are unimmunized against the disease, officials said Thursday. A Clark County Public Health release says officials have been tracking the outbreak since Jan. 1. Of the 16 […]

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Anti-vax movement among top 10 global health threats for 2019, World Health Organization says – CBS News

Jan 17, 2019

The anti-vaccination movement made the list of the World Health Organization’s top threats to global health in 2019. The organization said some people’s reluctance or refusal to vaccinate threatens to reverse progress made against a host of preventable diseases. “Vaccination is one of the most cost-effective ways of avoiding disease — it currently prevents 2-3 […]

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Red meat report slammed by industry – GlobalMeatNews.com

Jan 17, 2019

The report, published by the EAT-Lancet Commission, suggested that global consumption of foods such as red meat and sugar to decrease by about 50%, while consumption of nuts, fruits, vegetables, and legumes must double. It suggested that these new diets be in place by 2050 and that it might need to be applied locally, citing […]

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Clark County measles outbreak grows to 16 confirmed cases, 5 suspected – OregonLive.com

Jan 17, 2019

The number of unvaccinated Clark County children with confirmed cases of the measles continues to rise, officials said Thursday, as does the number of public and private businesses where people may have been exposed to the contagious children. Public health officials have confirmed 16 Clark County-area children have the measles, and another five are suspected […]

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