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Tennessee man with measles might expose Mississippians during the trip

Related headlines JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Mississippi State Department of Health held a press conference Friday to discuss the immediate risk of measles exposure in the Mississippi. Officials said a Tennessee man with measles traveled through Hattiesburg and could have exposed it to others. The person traveled to two places on April 9 and April 10. 19659005] On April 9, …

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MEASLES OUTBREAK: Louisville Health officials take precautions when Derby approaches | News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The Louisville Health Department takes precautions after six outbreaks of brass in the United States The Kentucky Derby provides thousands of visitors from all over the world and that means there is a risk they can bring with them infectious diseases. Therefore, the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness reminds people that visitors travel …

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Judge denies Rockland's appeal for emergency order

CLOSE Rockland County Executive Ed Day discusses the county's next step in the fight against the measles outbreak. Robert Brum, rbrum@lohud.com Rocklands County Executive Edd's fight against the measles took a new hit in court on Friday, when a state appeal panel refused to resume its order to prevent unvaccinated children from schools and other public places. The decision on …

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Surprise! Satellites show that thermometers don't

Enlarge / Official weather stations are more standardized than this consumer one, which helps them track global temperature trends Taking a human's temperature is easy. Taking a pet's temperature is similarly straightforward, if a bit rude. Taking a planet's temperature, on the other hand, is much more of a challenge. The temperature is not the same everywhere, so one thermometer …

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Recall of blood pressure drug losartan expanded

If you take blood pressure medicine, you will want to double-check your bottle. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has expanded its recall of losartan potassium and losartan potassium / hydrochlorothiazide tablets Tests found trace amounts of a potentially cancer-causing impurity called N-methylnitrosobutyric acid in some of these drugs. The company is recalling 36 additional lots, it said Thursday A full list of …

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Mother furious after daughter too young to get vaccinated with measles in Israel

An 8-month-old baby in Israel has been diagnosed with the measles amid outbreaks around the world widely blamed on the anti-vaccine movement CNN reported Friday that Shira Goldschmidt, the daughter of Fainy Sukenik, was diagnosed recently with the disease, which can be deadly if not caught and treated by medical professionals, especially in infants. Sukenik wrote on Facebook that she …

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When Opioid Prescribers are arrested, what happens to their patients? : Shot

Gailgrey suffers from degenerative disk disease and takes daily painkillers. Her pharmacist was arrested in a newly sued federal justice department. Blake Farmer / WPLN hide caption change caption Blake Farmer / WPLN Gail Gray suffers from degenerative disk disease and takes daily painkillers. Her pharmacist was arrested in a newly affiliated federal justice department sting. Blake Farmer / WPLN …

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