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The Measles Outbreak Europe 2020 – Things You Need To Know

Measles is one of the infectious diseases that’s been causing health troubles for many nations including Europe. In 2019, the World Health Organization[1] announced significantly high measles cases reported in 42 countries of the European region. The worst-case number was 13 measles-related deaths in 3 countries: Romania, Albania, and Ukraine. The mortality rate in Ukraine,… Read More »

CDC: Salmonella Outbreak With 125 Sick In 15 States, What Is The Cause?

Salmonella bacteria has caused yet another outbreak. (Illustration: Getty) getty Salmonella, now we really know. My my, we could never let you go Just because the Covid-19 coronavirus is spreading, doesn’t mean that Salmonella will social distance itself from humans or simply go away. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that… Read More »

Brazil coronavirus outbreak worsens, cases could soon be second highest in world

FILE PHOTO: Gravediggers carry the coffin of Avelino Fernandes Filho, 74, who passed away from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during his funeral in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s coronavirus outbreak worsened on Wednesday and the South American nation could soon have the second-highest number of… Read More »

Carnival’s struggle to survive the coronavirus as outbreak wipes out the cruise industry

The COVID-19 outbreak has laid waste to entire sectors of the global economy, but none faster than the cruise industry. The pandemic has basically shut down the cruise-ship business, with the three largest publicly traded cruise companies suspending some, if not all, of their operations. Carnival, the world’s largest cruise operator, has been at the… Read More »

Stopping COVID-19 could require eight months of ‘aggressive social distancing,’ outbreak modelling shows

It was an email to a few dozen colleagues that has now spread to doctors nationwide. “This event is unlike anything we have lived through before,” Dr. Brent Wolfrom’s message began. “It is likely that at some point we will transition from an acute to chronic crisis mentality.” Wolfrom is a family doctor and former… Read More »