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Dengue fever numbers soar on La Reunion: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people are thought to have caught dengue fever in an unprecedented outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease on the French overseas territory of La Reunion, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. Authorities in the popular Indian Ocean tourist destination notified WHO of the outbreak in March 2018, since… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons From A Pediatrician On The Unnecessary Dangers Of Measles; Worrisome Trends Soar After Marijuana Legalization

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Hill: From Doctors To Legislators: Vote Yes On Current Vaccine Bills And Then Do More As a hospital pediatrician, I was heartbroken to care for my first patient with measles. Despite knowing intellectually that, due to poor vaccine uptake, this completely preventable disease would… Read More »