VACCINE Preventable Diseases In The News

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Vaccine Preventable Diseases and the Anti-Vaccine Movement

NOT A COMPLETE LIST BUT MOST FREQUENT

Table of Contents

  • General Vaccine Information
  • Chicken Pox
  • Cholera
  • Diptheria  
  • Haemophilus Imfluenzae type b (Hib)
  • Hepatitus A
  • Malaria
  • Measles  
  • Mumps
  • Pertussis  
  • Polio
  • Rubella  
  • Typhoid
  • Yellow Fever

General Vaccine Information

Japan’s backward vaccination policy | The Japan Times

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https://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2018/06/26/commentary/japan-commentary/japans-backward-vaccination-policy/#.WzTVU58pC2e

Vaccines save the lives of 1.45 million children since 2000, study finds | Hub

 https://hub.jhu.edu/2018/06/15/vaccines-prevent-meningitis-pneumonia-developing-countries/

 Australia to issue monthly fines to parents who don’t vaccinate children | The Independent

 https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/australasia/parents-fined-children-vaccinations-measles-mmr-australia-baby-jabs-a8428596.html

 Explaining ‘herd immunity’ may convince more people to get flu shots | Reuters

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-vaccines-education/explaining-herd-immunity-may-convince-more-people-to-get-flu-shots-idUSKBN1JW2MC

Prenatal Tdap vaccine does not increase risk of autism in children – posted 8/21/18

 https://www.skepticalraptor.com/skepticalraptorblog.php/prenatal-tdap-vaccine-autism-children/?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=socialnetwork

Incorporating Tdap Vaccination into Prenatal Care to Increase Coverage in Pregnant Women – posted 10/4/18

https://www.contagionlive.com/news/incorporating-tdap-vaccination-into-prenatal-care-to-increase-coverage-in-pregnant-women

Vaccine Storage Too Often Fails To Meet Standards | Kaiser Health News – posted 2/24/19

https://khn.org/news/vaccine-storage-too-often-fails-to-meet-standards/

 

CHICKENPOX

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [Harry S Truman High School, Bristol Township School District], Levittown, State of Pennsylvania, USA on April 12 2019 04:27 PM – Chickenpox – posted 4/12/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190412-67441-USA

Chickenpox | Transmission | Varicella | CDC – posted 4/15/19

https://www.cdc.gov/chickenpox/about/transmission.html

Chickenpox Outbreak Brings Fear And Discomfort To Bangladesh’s Rohingya Camps : Goats and Soda : NPR – posted 4/16/19

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/04/11/711743116/chickenpox-the-latest-burden-for-the-rohingya-refugees

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [Rabale], Navi Mumbai, State of Maharasthra, India on April 27 2019 04:38 AM – Chickenpox Deathposted 4/27/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190427-67642-IND

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in Wauwatosa, State of Wisconsin, USA on May 15 2019 03:44 PM – Chickenpox – Wisconsin – posted 5/15/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190515-67902-USA

Mexicali Briefs: PUBLIC HEALTH: Chicken pox cases increase | Health | ivpressonline.com  – posted 6/11/19

https://www.ivpressonline.com/news/health/mexicali-briefs-public-health-chicken-pox-cases-increase/article_d5caa6e2-8993-11e9-bb22-173074527552.html

More than 900 detainees are quarantined by pox outbreak in El Buen Pastor – Afaae – posted 6/13/19

https://afaae.com/colombia/more-than-900-detainees-are-quarantined-by-pox-outbreak-in-el-buen-pastor/

Chickenpox in France: Twelve regional outbreaks reported – Outbreak News Today – posted 6/17/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/chickenpox-in-france-twelve-regional-outbreaks-reported-70489/

Case of chickenpox reported at Mesa Verde | News | bakersfield.com – posted 6/22/19

https://www.bakersfield.com/news/case-of-chickenpox-reported-at-mesa-verde/article_a3207afa-92ee-11e9-8045-bf3ae7c14913.html

 

CHOLERA

First cholera death recorded since cyclone hit Mozambique port, cases double | Reuters – posted 4/2/19

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-africa-cyclone-idUSKCN1RC0UI?utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A+Trending+Content&utm_content=5ca143081adf640001ab595b&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebook

Mozambique cholera cases now above 1,400; vaccines arrive | Tacoma News Tribune – posted 4/5/19

https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/nation-world/article228721689.html

Cholera is surging once again in war-ravaged Yemen – The Washington Post – posted 4/5/19

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/cholera-is-surging-once-again-in-war-ravaged-yemen/2019/04/05/7f9ac268-57aa-11e9-aa83-504f086bf5d6_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.cc4b25f4893e

Bulletin: Cholera and AWD Outbreaks in Eastern and Southern Africa, Regional Update for 2019 – as of 1 April 2019 – Somalia | ReliefWeb – posted 4/10/19

https://reliefweb.int/report/somalia/bulletin-cholera-and-awd-outbreaks-eastern-and-southern-africa-regional-update-2019-1

Mounting concern over cholera health crisis in Yemen | Global development | The Guardian – posted 4/18/19

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/apr/17/mounting-concern-over-cholera-health-crisis-in-yemen

195,000 suspected cholera cases in Yemen in 2019: NGO | YemenOnline – posted 4/20/19

http://yemenonline.info/special-reports/2029

WHO EMRO | Outbreak update – Cholera in Somalia, 31 March 2019 | Cholera | Epidemic and pandemic diseases – posted 4/21/19

http://www.emro.who.int/pandemic-epidemic-diseases/cholera/outbreak-update-cholera-in-somalia-31-march-2019.html

Cholera – Libya – posted 5/8/19

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-libya-security-who/cholera-more-civilian-casualties-feared-in-libya-who-idUSKCN1SE1UE

WHO EMRO | Outbreak update – Cholera in Somalia, 28 April 2019 | Cholera | Epidemic and pandemic diseases – posted 5/9/19

http://www.emro.who.int/pandemic-epidemic-diseases/cholera/outbreak-update-cholera-in-somalia-28-april-2019.html

Cholera in Yemen 2019: 669K cases through the first 4 months – Outbreak News Today posted 5/12/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/cholera-in-yemen-2019-669k-cases-through-the-first-4-months-64926/

Outbreak update – Cholera in Yemen, 27 May 2019 – Yemen | ReliefWeb – posted 5/30/19

https://reliefweb.int/report/yemen/outbreak-update-cholera-yemen-27-may-2019

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [Soweto District], Nairobi, Capital City, Kenya on June 04 2019 03:28 AM – cholera – posted 6/7/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190604-68174-KEN

525 people infected with cholera in Ethiopia – posted 6/14/19

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/africa/525-people-infected-with-cholera-in-ethiopia/1501455

Cholera Outbreak Killed Over 680 In Yemen Since January – Reports – UrduPoint – posted 6/26/19

https://www.urdupoint.com/en/world/cholera-outbreak-killed-over-680-in-yemen-sin-653050.html

Outbreak update – Cholera in Yemen, 16 June 2019 – Yemen | ReliefWeb – posted 7/4/19

https://reliefweb.int/report/yemen/outbreak-update-cholera-yemen-16-june-2019

 

DIPTHERIA

Diphtheria_vaccination_poster

Official confirmation of diphtheria cases in Vanuatu | News | dailypost.vu – posted 4/18/19

http://dailypost.vu/news/official-confirmation-of-diphtheria-cases-in-vanuatu/article_72b23a81-aba5-52db-ada2-fb4c0548a836.html

Diphtheria cases up in Thailand – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/30/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/diphtheria-cases-thailand-86317/

Epidemiological Report – Diphtheria – posted 5/11/19

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3A68637727-fa7b-44a4-ac44-93be34f713f4

TODAYonline | When travellers bring skin infections back as souvenirs – Diphtheria – posted 5/12/19

https://www.todayonline.com/world/when-travellers-bring-skin-infections-back-souvenirs

Diphtheria resurfaces in district – The Hindu – posted 5/29/19

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Thiruvananthapuram/diphtheria-resurfaces-in-district/article27279765.ece

Diphtheria case confirmed in Edmonton – Outbreak News Today – posted 6/14/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/diphtheria-case-confirmed-in-edmonton-65589/

Diphtheria in Venezuela 2019: Outbreak ongoing – Outbreak News Today – posted 7/9/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/diphtheria-in-venezuela-2019-outbreak-ongoing-39892/

 

Haemophilus Imfluenzae type b (Hib)

Nothing in 3 month window

 

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A cases near 700 cases in Florida in 1st three months of 2019 – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/5/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/hepatitis-cases-near-700-cases-florida-1st-three-months-2019/

Idaho reports hepatitis A outbreak – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/10/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/idaho-reports-hepatitis-outbreak-57795/

Health Officials Warn Of Possible Hepatitis A Exposure At Delaware Buffalo Wild Wings – CBS Philly – posted 4/15/19

https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/04/11/health-officials-warn-of-possible-hepatitis-a-exposure-at-delaware-buffalo-wild-wings/

Florida: Martin County hepatitis A, Vermont death – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/15/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/florida-martin-county-hepatitis-vermont-death-51855/

Florida reports 60 additional hepatitis A cases last week as case count steadily increases – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/18/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/florida-reports-60-additional-hepatitis-a-cases-last-week-as-case-count-steadily-increases-16959/

New Hampshire hepatitis A outbreak: Increases ‘concerning’, 1st death reported – Outbreak News Today – POSTED 4/18/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/new-hampshire-hepatitis-outbreak-increases-concerning-1st-death-reported-67571/

Hepatitis A case reported at Lexington restaurant – posted 4/20/19

https://www.wkyt.com/content/news/Hepatitis-A-case-reported-at-Lexington-restaurant-508818631.html

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [Camp Washington], Cincinnati, State of Ohio, USA on April 18 2019 04:32 AM – posted 4/20/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190418-67522-USA

Dozens infected in Hepatitis A outbreak in northeast Alabama | WTVC – posted 4/21/19

https://newschannel9.com/news/local/dozens-infected-in-hepatitis-a-outbreak-in-northeast-alabama

Hepatitis A outbreak: Tampa Bay area accounts for more than half the cases – Tampa Dispatch – posted 4/21/19

http://www.tampadispatch.com/hepatitis-a-outbreak-tampa-bay-area-accounts-for-more-than-half-the-cases-92140/

Virginia declares a statewide outbreak of hepatitis A – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/27/19

Louisiana hepatitis A outbreak: 1st death reported – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/28/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/louisiana-hepatitis-outbreak-1st-death-reported-21602/

Florida hepatitis A outbreak tops 1500 cases – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/29/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/florida-hepatitis-outbreak-tops-1500-cases-89787/

National hepatitis A outbreak spreads to Virginia – Virginia Mercury – posted 5/1/19

https://www.virginiamercury.com/2019/04/25/national-hepatitis-a-outbreak-spreads-to-virginia/

Taco Bell worker tests positive for hepatitis A, employees had to be vaccinated – posted 5/2/19

https://www.wtxl.com/news/florida-news/taco-bell-worker-tests-positive-for-hepatitis-a-employees-had-to-be-vaccinated

Hepatitis A increase reported in Seoul area – Outbreak News Today – posted 5/4/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/hepatitis-increase-reported-seoul-area-19584/

Number of Hepatitis A cases in La. up to 148 – posted 5/5/19

https://www.wafb.com/2018/12/18/health-department-investigating-hepatitis-outbreak-louisiana/

Florida: Hepatitis A outbreak tops 1,000 cases for 2019 – Outbreak News Today – posted 5/6/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/florida-hepatitis-outbreak-tops-1000-cases-2019/

Worker at Ulele in Tampa tested positive for Hepatitis A but public never told – posted 5/6/19

https://www.wtxl.com/news/florida-news/worker-at-ulele-in-tampa-tested-positive-for-hepatitis-a-but-public-never-told

Clearwater Arby’s food worker tests positive for hepatitis A, No-cost rapid hepatitis C testing in Pinellas – Tampa Dispatch – posted 5/7/19

http://www.tampadispatch.com/clearwater-arbys-food-worker-tests-positive-for-hepatitis-a-no-cost-rapid-hepatitis-c-testing-in-pinellas-25230/

Hepatitis A Infections Soar in America | Healthiest Communities | US News – posted 5/10/19

https://www.usnews.com/news/healthiest-communities/articles/2019-05-09/hepatitis-a-infections-soar-in-america?src=usn_fb

Hepatitis A reported in worker at ICON Gentlemen’s Club in Hudson – Tampa Dispatch – posted 5/10/19

http://www.tampadispatch.com/hepatitis-a-reported-in-worker-at-icon-gentlemens-club-in-hudson-42474/

Florida reports more than 90 hepatitis A cases last week – Outbreak News Today – posted 5/14/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/florida-reports-90-hepatitis-cases-last-week-15636/

South Carolina declares hepatitis A outbreak – Outbreak News Today – posted 5/14/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/south-carolina-declares-hepatitis-outbreak-98514/

Hepatitis A outbreak: Kentucky racks up one-third of deathsposted 5/14/19

https://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/local/2019/05/14/kentucky-racks-up-one-third-of-all-hepatitis-a-deaths-in-u-s/3664466002/

New Mexico hepatitis A outbreak tops 100 cases – Outbreak News Today – posted 5/16/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/new-mexico-hepatitis-outbreak-tops-100-cases-58148/

Sarasota County: Hepatitis A reported in a Duval’s food service worker – Tampa Dispatch – posted 5/20/19

http://www.tampadispatch.com/sarasota-county-hepatitis-a-reported-in-a-duvals-food-service-worker-48823/

Hepatitis A outbreak declared in Pennsylvania – News – GoErie.com – Erie, PA – posted 5/20/19

https://www.goerie.com/news/20190520/hepatitis-outbreak-declared-in-pennsylvania

Florida reports an additional 90 hepatitis A cases last week – Outbreak News Today – posted 5/29/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/florida-reports-additional-90-hepatitis-cases-last-week-65726/

Florida hepatitis A outbreak death toll now 18 – Outbreak News Today – posted 6/4/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/florida-hepatitis-outbreak-death-toll-now-18-82958/

Ohio hepatitis A outbreak nears 3,000 cases – Outbreak News Today – posted 6/4/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/ohio-hepatitis-outbreak-nears-3000-cases-84276/

Arizona hepatitis A outbreak tops 350 cases – Outbreak News Today – posted 6/8/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/arizona-hepatitis-outbreak-tops-350-cases-44533/

Nearly 300 hepatitis A cases reported in Louisiana since Jan. 2018 – posted 6/14/19

https://www.wafb.com/2019/06/15/nearly-hepatitis-cases-reported-louisiana-since-jan/

Hepatitis A outbreak tops 2,000 cases in Florida – 21 deaths – Outbreak News Today – posted 6/15/19

Franklin County fast food worker has Hepatitis A, vaccinations recommended | News Headlines | kmov.com – posted 6/20/19

https://www.kmov.com/news/vaccinations-recommended-after-union-jack-in-the-box-worker-discovered/article_6b049934-938a-11e9-8029-9b27d4e18ce0.html

Maine CDC reports six known cases of hepatitis A in Aroostook since May17th – posted 6/20/19

https://www.wagmtv.com/content/news/Maine-CDC-reports-six-known-cases–of-Hepatitis-A-since-May-511477552.html

Las Vegas area: Hepatitis A outbreak declared – Outbreak News Today – posted 6/21/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/las-vegas-area-hepatitis-a-outbreak-declared-66718/

Over 300 cases of Hepatitis A confirmed in Louisiana, LDH says – posted 6/21/19

https://www.wafb.com/2019/06/21/over-cases-hepatitis-confirmed-louisiana-ldh-says/

Hepatitis A: Martin County, FL officials urge vaccination – Outbreak News Today – posted 6/23/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/hepatitis-a-martin-county-fl-officials-urge-vaccination-76547/

Hepatitis A outbreak linked to Ripon school canteen food – BBC News – posted 6/26/19

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-48772320

Florida reports 90 additional hepatitis A cases last week – Outbreak News Today – posted 7/2/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/florida-reports-90-additional-hepatitis-a-cases-last-week-24415/

CDC partners with Florida to help control hepatitis A outbreak – Outbreak News Today – posted 7/4/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/cdc-partners-with-florida-to-help-control-hepatitis-a-outbreak-17504/

Costa Rica: Hepatitis A outbreak in Alajuela – Outbreak News Today – posted 7/5/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/costa-rica-hepatitis-a-outbreak-in-alajuela-70867/

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [Buffalo Wild Wings], Vincennes, State of Indiana, USA on July 11 2019 09:29 AM – posted 7/11/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190711-68691-USA

Florida reports 1900 hepatitis A cases so far, Pasco County has seen the most – Outbreak News Today – posted 7/16/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/florida-reports-1900-hepatitis-a-cases-so-far-pasco-county-has-seen-the-most-83585/

Health officials warn of hepatitis A outbreak in Denver | FOX31 Denver – posted 7/22/19

https://kdvr.com/2019/07/22/health-officials-warn-of-hepatitis-a-outbreak-in-denver/

 

Malaria

WHO launches malaria vaccine program in 3 African countries – posted 4/23/19

https://www.healio.com/infectious-disease/emerging-diseases/news/online/%7Bc31c2352-ff9c-419c-9884-0df853d3653f%7D/who-launches-malaria-vaccine-program-in-3-african-countries

WORLD Malaria Report 2018 – posted 4/27/19

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3A15f682ab-cd0e-4297-a341-669862c2dc90

Malaria outbreak in Betroka, Madagascar – Outbreak News Today – posted 5/15/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/malaria-outbreak-betroka-madagascar-11126/

Malaria: Burundi reports more than 3 million cases in first 5 months – Outbreak News Today – posted 6/10/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/malaria-burundi-reports-more-than-3-million-cases-in-first-5-months-61283/

17 malaria cases in 2019 | Local News | trinidadexpress.com – posted 6/15/19

https://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/local/malaria-cases-in/article_0fedc5c4-8bed-11e9-985a-6bf28579cbfe.html

Increased Threat of Urban Malaria from Anopheles stephensi Mosquitoes, Africa – Volume 25, Number 7—July 2019 – Emerging Infectious Diseases journal – CDC – posted 6/20/19

https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/25/7/19-0301_article?deliveryName=DM2688

Malaria cluster reported in Pahang, Malaysia; Last case reported in 2011 – Outbreak News Today – posted 7/16/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/malaria-cluster-reported-in-pahang-malaysia-last-case-reported-in-2011/

Malaria epidemic in Venezuela: 2.5 million cases predicted for 2020 – Outbreak News Today – posted 7/18/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/malaria-epidemic-in-venezuela-2-5-million-cases-predicted-for-2020/

Accelerated evolution and spread of multidrug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum takes down the latest first-line antimalarial drug in southeast Asia – The Lancet Infectious Diseases – posted 7/23/19

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(19)30394-9/fulltext

 

MEASLES

MEASLES-1

Measles Cases Continue To Rise In California Counties – capradio.org – posted 4/11/19

https://www.capradio.org/news/insight/2019/04/10/measles-cases-continue-to-rise-in-california-counties/

New York City Has Declared A Measles Public Health Emergency Order – posted 4/11/19

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/amberjamieson/new-york-city-measles-parties-emergency-outbreak?utm_source=dynamic&utm_campaign=bfsharefacebook&ref=mobile_share

Measles outbreak in Madagascar sees 115,000 infected, 1,200 killed | CTV News – posted 4/15/19

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/measles-outbreak-in-madagascar-sees-115-000-infected-1-200-killed-1.4379231?cid=sm:trueanthem:ctvvancouverisland:post&utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=5cb33d7800e48b00017ef762&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebook

The Brussels Times – Measles on the rise in Brussels – posted 4/18/19

http://www.brusselstimes.com/belgium/15039/measles-on-the-rise-in-brussels

Israeli flight attendant in coma after getting measles – posted 4/10/19

https://www.local10.com/health/israeli-flight-attendant-in-coma-after-getting-measles?fbclid=IwAR24V96FqmGcTuT-Oy7zTqDryios1KV9K5WlVpBXpO_4AqwtkhtgCNXyD0k

El Al stewardess, 10 year old child – in coma after contracting measles | The Jerusalem post – posted 4/20/19

haking-News/El-Al-stewardess-10-year-old-child-in-coma-after-contracting-measles-587236ttps://m.jpost.com/Bre

Ukraine closes in on 40,000 measles cases – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/20/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/ukraine-closes-40000-measles-cases-25409/

Bexar County’s first measles case since 2007 confirmed by Metro Health | kens5.com – posted 4/27/19

https://www.kens5.com/article/news/health/city-of-laredo-dispels-ebola-rumor/273-96d62ef4-d084-4493-b82f-3467f4916615

Measles in Ukraine: 100,000 cases and 35 deaths since summer of 2017 – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/28/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/measles-ukraine-100000-cases-35-deaths-since-summer-2017/

After 71 cases, four months and $864,679, Vancouver measles outbreak declared over – Outbreak News Today  – posted 4/30/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/71-cases-four-months-864679-vancouver-measles-outbreak-declared-58864/

Measles cause two deaths in Switzerland – SWI swissinfo.ch – posted 5/3/19

https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/society/latest-figures_measles-cause-two-deaths-in-switzerland/44938108?utm_medium=socialflow&utm_source=Facebook&utm_campaign=own-posts&utm_content=o

Tunisia measles outbreak: 3000 cases in first third of 2019 – Outbreak News Today – posted 5/11/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/tunisia-measles-outbreak-3000-cases-first-third-2019/

940 cases of measles in 26 states so far this year, CDC reports – posted 5/28/19

https://www.wafb.com/2019/05/27/cases-measles-states-so-far-this-year-cdc-reports/

Ukraine measles update: 52K cases in first 5 months – Outbreak News Today – posted 6/4/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/ukraine-measles-update-52k-cases-in-first-5-months-54036/

Ukraine: More than 110,000 cases and 39 deaths since mid-2017 – Outbreak News Today – posted 6/10/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/ukraine-more-than-110000-cases-and-39-deaths-since-mid-2017/

DRC declares measles outbreak after 1,500 deaths | CIDRAP – posted 6/11/19

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2019/06/drc-declares-measles-outbreak-after-1500-deaths

Measles outbreak in Malaysia is a ‘wake-up’ call | #AsiaNewsNetwork | Eleven Media Group Co., Ltd – posted 6/19/19

https://elevenmyanmar.com/news/measles-outbreak-in-malaysia-is-a-wake-up-call-asianewsnetwork

Ukraine reports more measles in 1st six months this year than all of 2018 – Outbreak News Today – posted 7/8/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/ukraine-reports-more-measles-in-1st-six-months-this-year-than-all-of-2018/

Measles vaccination begins in Ebola-hit Congo amid fears of ‘massive loss of life’ | Global development | The Guardian – posted 7/15/19

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/jul/12/measles-vaccination-begins-in-ebola-hit-congo-amid-fears-of-massive-loss-of-life

 

MUMPS

Indiana University mumps: Case tally now at 6 – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/5/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/indiana-university-mumps-case-tally-now-6-30758/

Two mumps cases confirmed at University Park; students urged to take precaution | Penn State University – posted 4/10/19

https://news.psu.edu/story/567594/2019/04/05/campus-life/two-mumps-cases-confirmed-university-park-students-urged-take

Texas: Health officials investigate mumps cases in Hidalgo County – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/10/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/texas-health-officials-investigate-mumps-cases-hidalgo-county-17585/

Mumps outbreak at Temple University rises to 140 cases – posted 4/11/19

https://www.philly.com/news/mumps-outbreak-temple-university–20190409.html?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account

Two more confirmed mumps cases at University of Pennsylvania | PhillyVoice – posted 4/11/19

https://www.phillyvoice.com/mumps-university-of-pennsylvania-penn-confirmed-cases-philadelphia/

IU: 7th mumps case confirmed – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/15/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/iu-7th-mumps-case-confirmed-75471/

Unvaccinated students excluded from school after mumps confirmed in Sanpete County | fox13now.com – posted 4/16/19

https://fox13now.com/2019/04/16/unvaccinated-students-excluded-from-school-after-mumps-confirmed-in-sanpete-county/

Indiana University mumps cases rise to 17 – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/19/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/indiana-university-mumps-cases-rise-17-34307/

Ongoing outbreak of mumps in Leitrim, Sligo and Donegal – Leitrim Observer – posted 4/21/19

https://www.leitrimobserver.ie/news/home/376482/ongoing-outbreak-of-mumps-in-leitrim-sligo-and-donegal.html

1 confirmed case, 3 other possible cases of mumps in Grant County | News | khq.com – posted 4/22/19

https://www.khq.com/news/confirmed-case-other-possible-cases-of-mumps-in-grant-county/article_2fc1457c-6557-11e9-a3ff-83f665c56a9a.html

Mumps outbreak: 20 confirmed cases at IU Bloomington – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/23/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/mumps-outbreak-20-confirmed-cases-iu-bloomington-56038/

Utah health officials urge vaccination as 13 cases of mumps confirmed statewide so far this year | fox13now.com – posted 5/2/19

https://fox13now.com/2019/05/02/health-department-to-give-update-on-mumps-cases-in-utah/?utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A+Trending+Content&utm_content=5ccaf930ea567f00011de649&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebook

Indiana University mumps tally rises to 31 – Outbreak News Today – posted 5/7/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/indiana-university-mumps-tally-rises-31-44229/

Temple mumps outbreak at 162 as semester closes, Hidalgo County cases up to 39 – Outbreak News Today – posted 5/10/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/temple-mumps-outbreak-162-semester-closes-hidalgo-county-cases-39-19906/

More than 700 cases of mumps in the US this year, CDC says – Erie News Now | WICU and WSEE in Erie, PA – posted 5/10/19

https://www.erienewsnow.com/story/40450194/more-than-700-cases-of-mumps-in-the-us-this-year-cdc-says?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook_Erie_News_Now

Mumps case confirmed in Utah County | fox13now.com – posted – 5/15/19

https://fox13now.com/2019/05/15/mumps-case-confirmed-in-utah-county/

More mumps in Utah: Confirmed case in Utah County, suspected case in Wasatch County | fox13now.com – posted 5/15/19

https://fox13now.com/2019/05/15/more-mumps-in-utah-confirmed-case-in-utah-county-suspected-case-in-wasatch-county/

6 Mumps Cases Confirmed, Linked To People At A-Basin Ski Area – CBS Denver – posted 5/26/19

https://denver.cbslocal.com/2019/05/24/mumps-summit-county-arapahoe-basin-ski-area/

Two cases of mumps confirmed in Eastern Washington University students | News | khq.com – posted 5/30/19

https://www.khq.com/news/two-cases-of-mumps-confirmed-in-eastern-washington-university-students/article_33ac40f2-8338-11e9-ace2-77223956989e.html

Mumps Outbreak: 12 University students infected | WGFL – posted 5/31/19

https://mycbs4.com/news/local/mumps-outbreak-12-college-students-infected

Mumps at University of Florida rises: 24 cases to date – Outbreak News Today – posted 6/8/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/mumps-university-florida-rises-24-cases-date-88715/

Cases of mumps, chicken pox confirmed at Aurora ICE facility | FOX31 Denver – posted 6/14/19

https://kdvr.com/2019/06/14/cases-of-mumps-chicken-pox-confirmed-at-aurora-ice-facility/

England: Confirmed mumps cases highest in five years – Outbreak News Today – posted 6/30/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/england-confirmed-mumps-cases-highest-in-five-years-61783/

 

PERTUSSIS 

Eleven cases of whooping cough in Port Macquarie-Hastings area prompts health warning | Camden Haven Courier – posted 4/5/19

https://www.camdencourier.com.au/story/5984322/health-warning-after-whooping-cough-outbreak/

Woodland Junior High Student Diagnosed with Whooping Cough – posted 4/5/19

https://www.nwahomepage.com/news/woodland-junior-high-student-diagnosed-with-whooping-cough/1900354615?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook_KNWA_-_Northwest_Arkansas_News

Whooping cough on the rise in B.C., vaccinations urged for children | Vancouver Sun- 4/5/19

https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/whooping-cough-on-the-rise-in-b-c-vaccinations-urged-for-children

Antibiotics needed after unvaccinated AR student gets sick | The Wichita Eagle – posted 4/5/19

https://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article228842969.html

Third Case of Whooping Cough at Junior High in Fayetteville – posted 4/16/19

https://www.nwahomepage.com/news/third-case-of-whooping-cough-at-junior-high-in-fayetteville/1927708346?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook_KNWA_-_Northwest_Arkansas_News

Infant dies in 1st whooping cough-related fatality in Orange County since 2007 – Orange County Register – posted 4/20/19

https://www.ocregister.com/2019/04/18/infant-dies-in-1st-whooping-cough-related-fatality-in-orange-county-since-2007/

Whooping cough confirmed at Keating Elementary | CTV News – posted 5/1/19

https://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/whooping-cough-found-at-central-saanich-school-1.4404334

Whooping cough outbreak infecting vaccinated children, health dept. hiring additional nurses | Regional | khq.com – posted 5/10/19

https://www.khq.com/regional/whooping-cough-outbreak-infecting-vaccinated-children-health-dept-hiring-additional/article_e94c7f22-0013-5e25-a231-fb80b7d09912.html

Pertussis outbreak in Missoula County, Montana – Outbreak News Today – posted 5/13/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/pertussis-outbreak-missoula-county-montana-36626/

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [Colerain High School], Cincinnati, State of Ohio, USA on May 15 2019 03:45 AM – Pertussis – posted 5/15/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190515-67900-USA

State health officials investigating whooping cough cases at Metairie Park Country Day School – nola.com – posted 5/17/19

https://www.nola.com/news/2019/05/state-health-officials-investigating-whooping-cough-cases-at-metairie-park-country-day-school.html

Whooping cough outbreak in Fredericton region jumps to 22 confirmed cases | CBC News – posted 5/31/19

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/whooping-cough-fredericton-outbreak-immunization-clinics-1.5144046

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [Elk Meadow Elementary School], Bend, State of Oregon, USA on June 04 2019 07:06 AM – Pertussis – posted 6/7/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190604-68184-USA

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [The area was not defined], Guam on June 14 2019 11:32 AM – Pertussis – posted 6/14/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190614-68318-GUM

Cases of whooping cough are first for NHS trust – Northumberland Gazette – posted 6/14/19

https://www.northumberlandgazette.co.uk/health/cases-of-whooping-cough-are-first-for-nhs-trust-1-9800077

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [George Street Middle School], Fredericton, Province of New Brunswick, Canada on June 20 2019 03:53 AM – Pertussis – posted 6/22/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190620-68384-CAN

Eureka teen tests positive for highly contagious whooping cough – Times-Standard – posted 7/12/19

https://www.times-standard.com/2019/07/12/eureka-teen-tests-positive-for-highly-contagious-whooping-cough/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=socialflow&utm_content=fb-TimesStandard

 

POLIO

Polio eradication initiative meets resistance to appeals to destroy samples

containment-map-poliovirus-essential-facilities-20180522
https://www.statnews.com/2018/05/25/polio-endgame-samples/

Living inside a canister: Dallas polio survivor is one of few people left in U.S. using iron lung  | Science and Medicine | Dallas News

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Paul Alexander looks out from inside his iron lung at his home in Dallas. Now in his 70s, Alexander is one of the few people left who uses an iron lung to help facilitate breathing for those affected by polio. 

(Smiley N. Pool/Staff Photographer)

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/science-medicine/2018/05/25/living-inside-canister-dallas-polio-survivor-one-people-left-us-using-iron-lung

Polio Is Nearly Wiped Out—Unless Some Lab Tech Screws Up | WIRED – posted 3/11/19

https://www.wired.com/story/polio-is-nearly-wiped-out-unless-some-lab-tech-screws-up/

WHO EMRO | WHO condemns killing of polio worker in Pakistan | Pakistan-news | Pakistan – posted 4/11/19

http://www.emro.who.int/pak/pakistan-news/who-condemns-killing-of-polio-worker-in-pakistan.html

2 more cases of polio virus surface in Bannu, North Waziristan – Pakistan – DAWN.COM – posted 4/23/19

https://www.dawn.com/news/1477917/2-more-cases-of-polio-virus-surface-in-bannu-north-waziristan

Polio – Worldwide – ProMED-mail post – posted 4/26/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190425.6440803

Wild Polio Cases – ProMED-mail post – posted 5/3/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190503.6454173

Another polio case surfaces in Bannu – posted 5/5/19

https://nation.com.pk/04-May-2019/another-polio-case-surfaces-in-bannu

Pakistan reports three more polio cases, Inactivated polio vaccine now introduced worldwide – Outbreak News Today – posted 5/10/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/pakistan-reports-three-polio-cases-inactivated-polio-vaccine-now-introduced-worldwide-26859/

Two more polio cases reported as number of polio victims reaches 15 | Pakistan | thenews.com.pk | Karachi – posted 5/14/19

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/470333-two-more-polio-cases-reported-as-number-of-polio-victims-reaches-15

DRC: 1st polio case of 2019 reported – Outbreak News Today – posted 5/21/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/drc-1st-polio-case-2019-reported-56793/

Two polio outbreaks detected in CAR – Journal du Cameroun – posted 5/29/19

https://www.journalducameroun.com/en/two-polio-outbreaks-detected-in-car/

Polio Virus Detected In Makoko, Itire, Maracana Canals In Lagos | Leadership Newspaper – posted 6/16/19

https://leadership.ng/2019/06/13/polio-virus-detected-in-makoko-itire-maracana-canals-in-lagos/

District Wise Polio Cases – posted 6/17/19

http://www.endpolio.com.pk/polioin-pakistan/polio-cases-district-wise-2019

Afghanistan- Third polio case registered in three months in Uruzgan | MENAFN.COM – posted 6/19/19

https://menafn.com/1098654970/Afghanistan-Third-polio-case-registered-in-three-months-in-Uruzgan

Polio case reported in Angola – Outbreak News Today – posted 6/20/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/polio-case-reported-in-angola-13541/

Afghanistan- Polio cases reach to 10th so far | MENAFN.COM – posted 6/27/19

https://menafn.com/1098678826/Afghanistan-Polio-cases-reach-to-10th-so-far

Polio: 5 WPV1 cases reported in past week, global total exceeds 2018 – Outbreak News Today – posted 6/28/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/polio-5-wpv1-cases-reported-in-past-week-global-total-exceeds-2018/

Four More Polio Cases Found In Pakistan – UrduPoint – posted 7/9/19

https://www.urdupoint.com/en/pakistan/four-more-polio-cases-found-in-pakistan-664170.htm

Four more polio cases surface in Pakistan- Samaa Digital – posted 7/15/19

https://www.samaa.tv/news/2019/07/four-more-polio-cases-surface-in-pakistan/

Myanmar reports two polio cases, Pakistan WPV1 total now at 45 – Outbreak News Today – posted 7/19/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/myanmar-reports-two-polio-cases-pakistan-wpv1-total-now-at-45-77235/

 

RUBELLA

Nothing in 3 month window

 

Typhoid

Typhoid cases up 65 percent in El Salvador – Outbreak News Today – posted 4/5/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/typhoid-cases-65-percent-el-salvador-11357/

LAPD employee being treated for salmonella typhi, 1 other shows symptoms | abc7.com – Typhoid – posted 5/30/19

https://abc7.com/health/2-lapd-employees-being-treated-for-salmonella-typhi/5322562/

Malir locality suffers from outbreak of extensively drug resistant typhoid: Drug resistant typhoid claims two lives in Karachi | Top Story | thenews.com.pk | Karachi – posted 6/26/19

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/489751-malir-locality-suffers-from-outbreak-of-extensively-drug-resistant-typhoid-drug-resistant-typhoid-claims-two-lives-in-karachi

Boy in Utah had typhoid fever after time in border detention camp | Deseret News – posted 6/27/19

https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900076889/boy-in-utah-typhoid-fever-border-detention-camp.html

 

Yellow Fever

WHO | Yellow fever – Brazil – posted 4/20/19

https://www.who.int/csr/don/18-april-2019-yellow-fever-brazil/en/

Transplant recipient’s death from yellow fever highlights ‘great dilemma’ – posted 5/22/19

https://www.healio.com/infectious-disease/vaccine-preventable-diseases/news/online/%7Bb59723f9-dd96-4f3e-b12b-8816f9f8d937%7D/transplant-recipients-death-from-yellow-fever-highlights-great-dilemma

Yellow Fever – Nigeria – April – posted 5/22/19

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3A469134a8-e6df-4122-9f83-28492e9762a9

Yellow fever outbreak declared in Uganda – Outbreak News Today – posted 5/27/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/yellow-fever-outbreak-declared-uganda-69743/

Yucatán health authorities confirm the possibility of a Yellow Fever outbreak in 2019 – The Yucatan Times – posted 6/4/19

https://www.theyucatantimes.com/2019/06/yucatan-health-authorities-confirm-the-possibility-of-a-yellow-fever-outbreak-in-2019/

East Africa tightens travel to contain yellow fever spread – The East African – posted 6/10/19

https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/scienceandhealth/East-Africa-tightens-travel-to-contain-yellow-fever-spread/3073694-5149738-yn5tttz/index.html

Yellow Fever -ProMED-mail post- posted 6/27/19

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20190627.6541056

Yellow fever virus responsible for current epidemic in Brazil originated in Amazon in 1980 – posted 7/3/19

https://m.phys.org/news/2019-07-yellow-fever-virus-responsible-current.html