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  • A case for the measles vaccine
    The case for the measles vaccine
    News sources on Saturday are reporting that a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says measles cases in the U.S. tripled in 2013, to 175 confirmed cases.With this year marking the 50th anniversary of the...
  • Food safety
    Cyclospora outbreak raises questions about safety of food supply
    On Thursday, local news channels were reporting the ongoing stomach bug outbreak in this country had now spread to 15 states and NYC. The number of people infected with the parasitic illness has now risen to 378 cases, according to the CDC on...
  • Dr Viera Scheibner
    Measles outbreaks signal increasing incidence comparable with the prevaccine era
    Outbreaks of measles in vaccinated children have continued and have intensified to this day. Dr. Viera Scheibner, Principal Research Scientist (Retired) who has a doctorate in Natural Sciences from Comenius University in Bratislava, has observed...
  • Tattoo artist at work
    Bad tattoo ink behind infectious outbreak
    Bad tattoo ink is behind a rash of infections in several states. The FDA and CDC issued a recall of ink traced back to an Arizona trade show and manufacturer. Non-tuberculosis Mycobacteria (NTM) has been diagnosed in over a dozen cases across the...
  • Legionnaires Disease
    Increasing cases of Legionnaires disease
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevent August report indicates cases tripled in the last ten yearsLegionnaires disease a potentially life-threatening pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria. The number of reported cases are tripled according...