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
  • 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

Parents plan dangerous Chickenpox parties – posted 2/9/19

https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/allthemoms/2018/10/18/parents-plan-dangerous-chickenpox-parties/1681958002/

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in Bengaluru , State of Karnataka, India on February 21 2019 08:36 AM – Chickenpox – posted 2/24/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190221-66735-IND

Chicken pox cases surge, revaccination suggested – Taipei Times – posted 2/24/19

http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2019/02/20/2003710062

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kottayam, Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Malappuram, and Kozhikode], State of Kerala, India on March 01 2019 07:22 PM – Chickenpox – posted 3/8/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190301-66865-IND

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [Cape Breton region], Province of Nova Scotia, Canada on March 06 2019 01:10 PM – Chickenpox – posted 3/8/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190306-66935-CAN

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [California Polytechnic State University], San Luis Obispo, State of California, USA on March 06 2019 04:06 AM – Chickenpox – posted 3/11/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190306-66921-USA

Chickenpox outbreak reported at Walton, KY school – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/15/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/chickenpox-outbreak-reported-at-walton-ky-school-84713/

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in Tubungan, Province of Ilolo, Philippines on March 20 2019 02:41 PM – Chickenpox – posted 3/20/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190320-67131-PHL

Public school in Iloilo records 36 chickenpox cases | Philippine News Agency  posted 3/24/19

http://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1065157

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

 

CHOLERA

Uganda: Cholera sickens dozens in Kampala area – Outbreak News Today – posted 2/19/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/uganda-cholera-sickens-dozens-kampala-area-60527/

WHO EMRO | Outbreak update – Cholera in Yemen, 28 February 2019 | Cholera | Epidemic and pandemic diseases – posted 3/8/19

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

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in Sanaa, Sanaa Governorate, Yemen on March 18 2019 04:23 AM- Cholera – posted 3/20/10

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190318-67087-YEM

Suspected cholera cases spikes in Yemen in 2019: UN – posted 3/26/19

https://www.france24.com/en/20190325-suspected-cholera-cases-spikes-yemen-2019-un

‘Yet another killer for children left starved by war’: cholera grips Yemen | Global development | The Guardian – posted 3/26/19

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/mar/25/nearly-110000-suspected-cholera-cases-reported-in-yemen-since-january?utm_source=Global+Health+NOW+Main+List&utm_campaign=e73e294ebc-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_03_25_12_47&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d0d062dbd-e73e294ebc-860291

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

 

DIPTHERIA

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Venezuela reports 270 deaths from diphtheria since outbreak began – Outbreak News Today – posted 2/11/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/venezuela-reports-270-deaths-diphtheria-since-outbreak-began-73778/

Diphtheria death report in unvaccinated child in Johor Bahru, Malaysia – Outbreak News Today – posted 2/24/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/diphtheria-death-report-unvaccinated-child-johor-bahru-malaysia-86839/

Malaysia diphtheria update: 3 more cases in Johor Bahru district – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/8/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/malaysia-diphtheria-update-3-cases-johor-bahru-district-37000/

Three test positive for diphtheria – Nation | The Star Online – posted 3/8/19

https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/03/04/three-test-positive-for-diphtheria-ministry-they-were-living-in-the-same-house-as-twoyearold-victim/

Diphtheria update in Venezuela – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/22/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/diphtheria-update-venezuela-60872/

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

 

Haemophilus Imfluenzae type b (Hib)

Daycare staffer’s rare, potentially deadly infection prompts request that parents keep non-vaccinated children at home | Fox News – posted 2/24/19

https://www.foxnews.com/health/nebraska-daycare-warns-non-vaccinated-children-to-stay-home-after-staffer-contracts-rare-potentially-life-threatening-infection

 

Hepatitis A

Tennessee hepatitis A outbreak doubles since November – Outbreak News Today – posted 2/13/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/tennessee-hepatitis-a-outbreak-doubles-since-november-35014/

South Carolina: Hepatitis A outbreak declared in Aiken County – Outbreak News Today – posted 2/15/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/south-carolina-hepatitis-outbreak-declared-aiken-county-80674/

Hillsborough County hepatitis A cases top 100 – Outbreak News Today – posted 2/19/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/hillsborough-county-hepatitis-cases-top-100/

Columbus, Ohio reports largest hepatitis A outbreak in 25 years – Outbreak News Today – posted 2/24/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/columbus-ohio-reports-largest-hepatitis-outbreak-25-years-18389/

New Jersey reports hepatitis A cluster among homeless, substance abusers – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/11/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/new-jersey-reports-hepatitis-cluster-among-homeless-substance-abusers-60805/

Florida: 232 hepatitis A cases reported in February – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/12/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/florida-232-hepatitis-cases-reported-february-41308/

Hepatitis A outbreaks in the US: The latest state by state data – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/20/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/hepatitis-a-outbreaks-in-the-us-the-latest-state-by-state-data-64172/

Arkansas hepatitis A outbreak tops 300 cases – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/24/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/arkansas-hepatitis-outbreak-tops-300-cases-97348/

New York City: Three cases of hepatitis A investigated – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/26/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/new-york-city-three-cases-hepatitis-investigated-59925/

Ohio hepatitis A outbreak tops 2,000 cases – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/26/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/ohio-hepatitis-outbreak-tops-2000-cases-28145/

Kentucky hepatitis A outbreak: Death toll rises to 52 – posted 3/27/18

https://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/investigations/2019/03/27/kentucky-hepatitis-outbreak-death-toll-rises-52/3277838002/

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/

 

MEASLES

MEASLES-1

3-year-old child dies due to measles in Ukraine’s Lviv region – 112.international – posted 10/4/18

https://112.international/ukraine-top-news/3-year-old-child-dies-due-to-measles-in-lviv-region-32779.html

Israel: Tel Aviv hospital sees six babies with measles – Outbreak News Today – posted 10/4/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/israel-tel-aviv-hospital-sees-six-babies-measles-81770/

Ukraine reports additional 500 measles cases in last week of September – Outbreak News Today – posted 10/5/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/ukraine-reports-additional-500-measles-cases-last-week-september-63272/

Measles outbreak in Yala Province, Thailand – Outbreak News Today – posted 10/17/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/measles-outbreak-yala-province-thailand-77776/

Measles: More cases in Rockland County – Outbreak News Today – posted 10/17/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/measles-cases-rockland-county-74796/

THERE HAVE BEEN JUST TO MANY ARTICLES ABOUT THIS MEASLES OUTBREAK TO KEEP UP WITH THE SHEER VOLUME! WILL PUT SOME IN PLACE!

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/

 

MUMPS

Several mumps cases confirmed at Texas ICE facility, health officials say | Fox News – posted 2/10/19

https://www.foxnews.com/us/several-mumps-cases-confirmed-at-texas-ice-facility-health-officials-say

5 States Confirm Mumps Cases During 2019 — Precision Vaccinations – posted 2/11/19

https://www.precisionvaccinations.com/mumps-cases-reported-georgia-north-dakota-pennsylvania-utah-and-wisconsin-during-2019

Texas: 27 mumps cases reported in ICE facilities – Outbreak News Today – posted 2/19/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/texas-27-mumps-cases-reported-in-ice-facilities-98067/

University of Arkansas issues health advisory: Mumps on campus – Outbreak News Today – posted 2/24/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/university-arkansas-issues-health-advisory-mumps-campus-40408/

Denver ICE Confirms 1st Mumps Case of 2019 — Winn-Dixie Pharmacy – posted 2/24/19

https://winndixie.precisionvaccinations.com/ice-reports-mumps-case-denver-colorado-facility?s=en

Illinois: Mumps cases reported in McHenry County – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/7/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/illinois-mumps-cases-reported-mchenry-county-17007/

Mumps cases reported at Temple University – posted 3/7/19

https://www.philly.com/news/mumps-temple-university-philadelphia-20190301.html?utm_source=facebook.com&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&utm_medium=social

Mumps cases at Temple add to growing numbers of the disease on college campuses – posted 3/7/19

https://www.philly.com/health/mumps-temple-university-outbreak-contagious-disease-20190301.html

Suspected case of mumps reported in child at Westlake private preschool – posted 3/7/19

https://www.news5cleveland.com/news/local-news/oh-cuyahoga/suspected-case-of-mumps-reported-in-child-at-westlake-private-preschool

Nearly 200 people in Texas immigration detention facilities have contracted mumps – CNN – posted 3/7/19

https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/05/health/mumps-detention-facilities-texas-trnd/index.html?utm_medium=social&utm_term=link&utm_source=fbCNN&utm_content=2019-03-05T23%3A30%3A46

Mumps outbreak spreads from Temple University to Montgomery County – posted 3/7/19

https://www.philly.com/health/mumps-temple-university-outbreak-montgomery-county-contagious-20190305.html?utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&utm_source=facebook.com

Third case of mumps confirmed at IU – Indiana Daily Student – posted 3/15/19

https://www.idsnews.com/article/2019/03/third-case-of-mumps-confirmed-at-iu

Mumps outbreak closes Cossatot River School District in Arkansas – posted 3/20/19

https://www.nwahomepage.com/news/mumps-outbreak-closes-cossatot-river-school-district-in-arkansas/1843897309?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook_KNWA_-_Northwest_Arkansas_News

49 cases of mumps confirmed at Philadelphia’s Temple University | WBFF – posted 3/20/19

https://foxbaltimore.com/news/local/49-cases-of-mumps-confirmed-at-philadelphias-temple-university

Temple University Mumps Outbreak Blooms to 67 Cases | NBC 10 Philadelphia – posted 3/21/19

https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Temple-University-Mumps-Outbreak-Latest-67-Cases-507369841.html

Mumps outbreak spreads to Drexel University, Abington Senior High School | PhillyVoice – posted 3/23/19

https://www.phillyvoice.com/mumps-outbreak-spreads-drexel-university-abington-senior-high-school/

Mumps outbreak at Nottingham universities – BBC News – posted 3/28/19

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-47694563

Mumps outbreak in Madrid: Dozens of cases reported at Pontifical University of Comillas – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/29/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/mumps-outbreak-madrid-dozens-cases-reported-pontifical-university-comillas-94459/

Mumps update: Temple, Kutztown, San Diego State – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/31/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/mumps-update-temple-kutztown-san-diego-state-36615/

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

 

PERTUSSIS 

Whooping Cough Outbreak Sweeps Marin County – CBS San Francisco – posted 2/11/19

https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2018/12/26/whooping-cough-outbreak-sweeps-marin-county/

Pertussis outbreak in Ngäbe Buglé, Panama – Outbreak News Today – posted 2/11/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/pertussis-outbreak-ngabe-bugle-panama-80926/

Panama update on pertussis: 11 deaths in current outbreak – Outbreak News Today – posted 2/25/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/panama-update-pertussis-11-deaths-current-outbreak-41180/

Los Angeles: Increase in whooping cough clusters reported – Outbreak News Today – posted 3/7/19

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/los-angeles-increase-whooping-cough-clusters-reported-94044/

Add Whooping Cough To The Growing List Of Vaccine-Preventable Epidemics – posted 3/7/19

https://www.forbes.com/sites/ninashapiro/2019/02/27/add-whooping-cough-to-the-growing-list-of-vaccine-preventable-epidemics/#6e494e381a23

Grand Bassa County: Whooping Cough Outbreak – One Dies, Over 300 Infected – FrontPageAfrica – posted 3/7/19

https://frontpageafricaonline.com/health/grand-bassa-county-whooping-cough-outbreak-one-dies-over-300-infected/

Whooping cough at Mount Douglas high school | CTV News – posted 3/11/19

https://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/whooping-cough-case-confirmed-at-saanich-high-school-1.4328752#_gus&_gucid=&_gup=twitter&_gsc=WPIyFgf

Whooping cough warning: Family speaks out about importance of vaccination | CTV News – posted 3/11/19

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/she-was-not-breathing-ontario-infant-nearly-dies-of-whooping-cough-1.4327698?cid=sm:trueanthem:ctvvancouverisland:post&utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=5c83ab3e00bd47000112d132&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebook

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/

 

POLIO

Polio eradication initiative meets resistance to appeals to destroy samples

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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

1st polio case reported in Afghanistan in 2019 – Afghanistan Times – posted 2/15/19

http://www.afghanistantimes.af/1st-polio-case-reported-in-afghanistan-in-2019/

Pakistan confirms first polio case in 2019 – posted 2/15/19

https://m.yenisafak.com/en/world/pakistan-confirms-first-polio-case-in-2019-3473506

Poliovirus detected in Faisalabad after two years – Pakistan | ReliefWeb – posted 2/15/19

https://reliefweb.int/report/pakistan/poliovirus-detected-faisalabad-after-two-years

Afghanistan- New polio case confirmed in Kandahar days after nationwide campaign kicks off | MENAFN.COM – posted 2/24/19

https://menafn.com/1098138628/Afghanistan-New-polio-case-confirmed-in-Kandahar-days-after-nationwide-campaign-kicks-off

WHO | Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 – Papua New Guinea  – posted 2/24/19

https://www.who.int/csr/don/20-February-2019-polio-png/en/

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/

This Week – GPEI – Polio – posted 3/29/19

http://polioeradication.org/polio-today/polio-now/this-week/

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

 

RUBELLA

Japan reports rise in Rubella cases, prompting calls for vaccination – Outbreak News Today – posted 8/29/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/japan-reports-rise-rubella-cases-prompting-calls-vaccination-51778/

Japan reports 500 rubella cases year to date – Outbreak News Today – posted 9/22/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/japan-reports-500-rubella-cases-year-date-30522/

Rubella in Japan: Cases up 8-times compared to 2017 – Outbreak News Today – posted 10/3/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/rubella-japan-cases-8-times-compared-2017/

Rubella cases top 900 in Japan, Tokyo accounts for nearly one third – Outbreak News Today – posted 10/17/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/rubella-cases-top-900-japan-tokyo-accounts-nearly-one-third-12445/

 

Typhoid

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [Motootua National Hospital], Apia, Capital City, Samoa on February 02 2019 01:29 AM – Typhoid – posted 2/11/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190202-66474-WSM

XDR typhoid emerging from Pakistan is becoming global health challenge | Karachi | thenews.com.pk | Karachi – posted 2/13/19

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/428708-xdr-typhoid-emerging-from-pakistan-is-becoming-global-health-challenge

Sindh defenceless against XDR typhoid outbreak – Daily Times – posted 2/24/19

https://dailytimes.com.pk/356529/sindh-defenceless-against-xdr-typhoid-outbreak/

Time is Now to Control Typhoid | Clinical Infectious Diseases | Oxford Academic – posted 3/11/19

https://academic.oup.com/cid/article/68/Supplement_2/S47/5371227

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [Cordillera Administrative Region], Island of Luzon, Philippines on March 24 2019 05:33 AM – Typhoid – posted 3/24/19

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20190324-67178-PHL

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/

 

Yellow Fever

WHO | Yellow fever – Brazil – posted 2/13/19

https://www.who.int/csr/don/11-february-2019-yellow-fever-brazil/en/

PAHO-Epidemiological Report Yellow Fever – posted 3/8/19

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3A904edbe0-4494-48dc-abb4-9b7878827f44

Sudan set to protect over 8 million people with its largest ever yellow fever vaccination drive [EN/AR] – Sudan | ReliefWeb – posted 3/21/19

https://reliefweb.int/report/sudan/sudan-set-protect-over-8-million-people-its-largest-ever-yellow-fever-vaccination-drive?utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=shared&utm_source=twitter.com

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

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