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Right now, it feels like measles are everywhere. The virus has been making a comeback, with no less than 704 measles cases reported to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) since the start of 2019 — including, most recently, at an…Right now, it feels like measles are everywhere. The virus has been making a comeback, with no less than 704 measles cases reported to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) since the start of 2019 — including, most recently, at an…

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Two die from measles in Switzerland as cases riseTwo die from measles in Switzerland as cases rise

Two die from measles in Switzerland as cases rise

Swiss health authorities are taking extra steps to fight measles after a recent rise in the number of cases in the country.Swiss health authorities are taking extra steps to fight measles after a recent rise in the number of cases in the country.

Concern over spike in measles cases in Switzerland - The Local

Column: People who stopped for groceries in two Pennsylvania markets may have picked up something they didn’t intend — measles. That shouldn’t be possible in America in 2019.Column: People who stopped for groceries in two Pennsylvania markets may have picked up something they didn’t intend — measles. That shouldn’t be possible in America in 2019.

Paul Muschick on measles outbreak in Pennsylvania: We need a vaccine against ignorance - The Morning Call Paul Muschick on measles outbreak in Pennsylvania: We need a vaccine against ignorance</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://thehill.com/sites/default/files/mumpsvaccine_03212018getty.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://thehill.com/sites/default/files/mumpsvaccine_03212018getty.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> The 2019 WIW theme "Protected Together," is a powerful call to action for parents, health-care workers and those of us in public health.The 2019 WIW theme "Protected Together," is a powerful call to action for parents, health-care workers and those of us in public health. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://thehill.com/opinion/healthcare/441770-cdc-herd-immunity-helps-to-protect-the-entire-community" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">CDC: Herd immunity helps to protect the entire community | TheHill</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure><amp-ad layout="fixed" width=300 height=250 type="adsense" data-ad-client="ca-pub-3459615361745091" data-ad-slot="6346809287"> </amp-ad></figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://thehill.com/sites/default/files/mumpsvaccine_03212018getty.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://thehill.com/sites/default/files/mumpsvaccine_03212018getty.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> The 2019 WIW theme "Protected Together," is a powerful call to action for parents, health-care workers and those of us in public health.The 2019 WIW theme "Protected Together," is a powerful call to action for parents, health-care workers and those of us in public health. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://thehill.com/opinion/healthcare/441770-cdc-herd-immunity-helps-to-protect-the-entire-community?amp" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">CDC: Herd immunity helps to protect the entire community | TheHill</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://www.oregonlive.com/resizer/3znFS-D2gIEfpEbeJjnfksChe3Q=/1200x0/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-advancelocal.s3.amazonaws.com/public/F7WRBRT6ZFBXFJNN5MSPHB5NIY.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://www.oregonlive.com/resizer/3znFS-D2gIEfpEbeJjnfksChe3Q=/1200x0/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-advancelocal.s3.amazonaws.com/public/F7WRBRT6ZFBXFJNN5MSPHB5NIY.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> As a bioethicist who investigates how cultural and societal values impact medical care, I consider the position of anti-vaxxers to be morally indefensible. Here's why. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.oregonlive.com/education/2019/05/why-parents-have-a-moral-obligation-to-vaccinate-kids-opinion.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Why parents have a moral obligation to vaccinate kids: Opinion - oregonlive.com</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1091318907527405568/nYTeUNgU_400x400.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1091318907527405568/nYTeUNgU_400x400.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> “Anti-vaxxers are part of an insidious, well-funded campaign to take advantage of parents who just want to take care of their kids. We won’t let them hurt our families. Help fight this measles outbreak: get vaccinated. https://t.co/C3Bbw9crzR https://t.co/KdCTqhlp1p” <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://twitter.com/NYCMayor/status/1124419530481176577?ref_src\u003dtwsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Enews%7Ctwgr%5Etweet" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Mayor Bill de Blasio on Twitter: "Anti-vaxxers are part of an insidious, well-funded campaign to take advantage of parents who just want to take care of their kids. We won’t let them hurt our families. Help fight this measles outbreak: get vaccinated. https://t.co/C3Bbw9crzR https://t.co/KdCTqhlp1p"</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1004546647462895616/893Fza7s_400x400.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1004546647462895616/893Fza7s_400x400.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> “I'm very troubled by reports of measles outbreaks in Orange County, and I urge everyone to get vaccinated in accordance with your healthcare provider's guidance. Thank you to all the healthcare professionals working to keep us safe. https://t.co/x35owN31ir” <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://twitter.com/katieporteroc/status/1124357966092697600?ref_src\u003dtwsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Enews%7Ctwgr%5Etweet" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Katie Porter on Twitter: "I'm very troubled by reports of measles outbreaks in Orange County, and I urge everyone to get vaccinated in accordance with your healthcare provider's guidance. Thank you to all the healthcare professionals working to keep us safe. https://t.co/x35owN31ir"</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D5qhcfwXoAAGX-Y.jpg:large" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D5qhcfwXoAAGX-Y.jpg:large" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> “Why didn’t California’s #vaccine mandate stop the #measles? https://t.co/LFgS6wp84o” <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://twitter.com/davidicke/status/1124388569374760960?ref_src\u003dtwsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Enews%7Ctwgr%5Etweet" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">David Icke on Twitter: "Why didn’t California’s #vaccine mandate stop the #measles? https://t.co/LFgS6wp84o… "</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/627669832549441536/hv1AMpO0_400x400.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/627669832549441536/hv1AMpO0_400x400.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> “If you're not going to vaccinate against the measles, why stop there, you coward? Quit your job as a gandy dancer and go fight the Kaiser!” <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://twitter.com/StephenAtHome/status/1124132937371459584?ref_src\u003dtwsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Enews%7Ctwgr%5Etweet" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Stephen Colbert on Twitter: "If you're not going to vaccinate against the measles, why stop there, you coward? Quit your job as a gandy dancer and go fight the Kaiser!"</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://yellowhammernews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Measles.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://yellowhammernews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Measles.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> According to the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), one case of measles has been confirmed in an infant in St. Clair County.According to the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), one case of measles has been confirmed in an infant in St. Clair County. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://yellowhammernews.com/one-case-of-measles-confirmed-in-alabama/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> One case of measles confirmed in Alabama - Yellowhammer News | Yellowhammer News </a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure><amp-ad layout="fixed" width=300 height=250 type="adsense" data-ad-client="ca-pub-3459615361745091" data-ad-slot="7166573532"> </amp-ad></figure> <figure> <figcaption> <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://yellowhammernews.com/one-case-of-measles-confirmed-in-alabama/amp/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">One case of measles confirmed in Alabama - Yellowhammer News</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/T.uAQwHWaQrMLQaoy.2lRw--~B/aD0zMDI7dz00NTA7c209MTthcHBpZD15dGFjaHlvbg--/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2019-05-01T201131Z_1_LYNXNPEF403IB_RTROPTP_2_USA-MEASLES-MERCK.JPG" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/T.uAQwHWaQrMLQaoy.2lRw--~B/aD0zMDI7dz00NTA7c209MTthcHBpZD15dGFjaHlvbg--/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2019-05-01T201131Z_1_LYNXNPEF403IB_RTROPTP_2_USA-MEASLES-MERCK.JPG" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> Merck, the sole U.S. supplier of measles vaccines, said the increased demand was noticeable, but did not amount to a surge, and has not required a significant increase in distribution across the country. "Despite what we've seen as a huge uptick in the number of cases ... the demand side ofMerck, the sole U.S. supplier of measles vaccines, said the increased demand was noticeable, but did not amount to a surge, and has not required a significant increase in distribution across the country. "Despite what we've seen as a huge uptick in the number of cases ... the demand side of <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.yahoo.com/news/merck-steps-u-measles-vaccine-production-increased-demand-201131472--finance.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Merck steps up U.S. measles vaccine production with increased demand</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://www.swissinfo.ch/blob/44938180/58fa9ce01543b4e2f2b5c9fb9c6eec16/376455030_highres-measles-data.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://www.swissinfo.ch/blob/44938180/58fa9ce01543b4e2f2b5c9fb9c6eec16/376455030_highres-measles-data.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> Switzerland has seen two deaths due to measles this year, the Federal Office of Public Health says. Switzerland has seen two deaths due to measles this year, the Federal Office of Public Health says. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/latest-figures_measles-cause-two-deaths-in-switzerland/44938108" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> Measles cause two deaths in Switzerland - SWI swissinfo.ch </a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/content/dam/health-fitness/2019/05/02/TELEMMGLPICT000195460907-xlarge_trans_NvBQzQNjv4BqaHd6X3lW3lGv45Ug3tlONf_OGHOsQ32iExBHnajUJiw.jpeg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/content/dam/health-fitness/2019/05/02/TELEMMGLPICT000195460907-xlarge_trans_NvBQzQNjv4BqaHd6X3lW3lGv45Ug3tlONf_OGHOsQ32iExBHnajUJiw.jpeg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> There is nothing like your kids arriving home with a letter from Public Health England warning that a &ldquo;member of the school community&rdquo; has measles to hammer home recent headlines about outbreaks of the disease soaring.There is nothing like your kids arriving home with a letter from Public Health England warning that a &ldquo;member of the school community&rdquo; has measles to hammer home recent headlines about outbreaks of the disease soaring. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/body/someone-childrens-school-has-measles-no-one-knows-will-get/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Someone at my children's school has measles – and no one knows who will get it next</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://s2.reutersmedia.net/resources/r/?m=02&d=20190502&t=2&i=1382971123&w=1200&r=LYNXNPEF4114G" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://s2.reutersmedia.net/resources/r/?m=02&d=20190502&t=2&i=1382971123&w=1200&r=LYNXNPEF4114G" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> Maine could soon prohibit parents from citing religious or personal beliefs to avoid vaccinating their children, making the U.S. state one of a half dozen cracking down during the nations' largest measles outbreak in 25 years.Maine could soon prohibit parents from citing religious or personal beliefs to a... <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-measles-states-feature/as-measles-returns-u-s-states-look-to-cut-vaccine-exemptions-idUSKCN1S81LS" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> As measles returns, U.S. states look to cut vaccine exemptions - Reuters</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://qtxasset.com/fiercepharma/1556805361/vaccine.jpg/vaccine.jpg?BlQKmUYMbGRbRiVuxM1Q0O4A8Cagw51U" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://qtxasset.com/fiercepharma/1556805361/vaccine.jpg/vaccine.jpg?BlQKmUYMbGRbRiVuxM1Q0O4A8Cagw51U" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> The U.S. is experiencing the greatest spike in measles cases in 25 years, but Merck, the sole producer of the measles vaccine for the U.S., says it has production in hand.The U.S. is experiencing the greatest spike in measles cases in 25 years, but Merck, the sole producer of the measles vaccine for the U.S., says it has production in hand. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.fiercepharma.com/manufacturing/merck-has-supplies-hand-as-measles-cases-spike-to-highest-number-25-years" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Merck has supplies in hand as measles cases spike to highest number in 25 years | FiercePharma</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://media.wtrf.com/nxs-wtrftv-media-us-east-1/photo/2019/05/02/Four_More_Cases_of_Measles_Appear_in_Pit_9_85743875_ver1.0_1280_720.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://media.wtrf.com/nxs-wtrftv-media-us-east-1/photo/2019/05/02/Four_More_Cases_of_Measles_Appear_in_Pit_9_85743875_ver1.0_1280_720.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> The&nbsp;Allegheny County Health Department has reported four more cases of measles in the Pittsburgh-area.&nbsp;The Allegheny County Health Department has reported four more cases of measles in the Pittsburgh-area.  <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.wtrf.com/news/health/four-more-cases-of-measles-appear-in-pittsburgh-area/1974695407" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Four new cases of measles in Pittsburgh area</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://thumbor.forbes.com/thumbor/600x300/https%3A%2F%2Fblogs-images.forbes.com%2Fthumbnails%2Fblog_4033%2Fpt_4033_12796_o.jpg%3Ft%3D1556776806" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://thumbor.forbes.com/thumbor/600x300/https%3A%2F%2Fblogs-images.forbes.com%2Fthumbnails%2Fblog_4033%2Fpt_4033_12796_o.jpg%3Ft%3D1556776806" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> Nothing is 100% safe or 100% effective, but vaccine-hesitancy is even worse.Nothing is 100% safe or 100% effective, but vaccine-hesitancy is even worse. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2019/05/02/this-is-why-every-parent-should-fully-vaccinate-their-children/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">This Is Why Every Parent Should Fully Vaccinate Their Children</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> </div> </div> </div> <amp-animation id="showAnim" layout="nodisplay"> <script type="application/json"> { "duration": "600ms", "fill": "both", "iterations": "1", "direction": "alternate", "animations": [ { "selector": "#scrollToTopButton", "keyframes": [ { "opacity": "1", "visibility": "visible" } ] } ] } </script> </amp-animation> <!-- ... and the second one is for adding the button.--> <amp-animation id="hideAnim" layout="nodisplay"> <script type="application/json"> { "duration": "200ms", "fill": "both", "iterations": "1", "direction": "alternate", "animations": [ { "selector": "#scrollToTopButton", "keyframes": [ { "opacity": "0", "visibility": "hidden" } ] } ] } </script> </amp-animation> <!-- ... and the second one is for adding the button.--> <button id="scrollToTopButton" on="tap:top-page.scrollTo(duration=200)" class="scrollToTop">⌃</button> <footer class="better-amp-footer "><div class="better-amp-footer-nav"> </div> <amp-auto-ads type="adsense" data-ad-client="ca-pub-3459615361745091"> </amp-auto-ads> <amp-analytics type="googleanalytics"><script type="application/json">{"vars":{"account":"UA-55602305-8"},"triggers":{"trackPageview":{"on":"visible","request":"pageview"}}}</script></amp-analytics></footer></div></body></html>