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WHO declares global health emergency over coronavirus spread

The World Health Organization today declared the coronavirus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. In the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today confirmed its first case of the spread of the coronavirus by person-to-person contact, bringing the total number of cases in this country to six. In all of the other… Read More »

As NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in small area, larger city is threatened

A measles outbreak among a small segment of schoolchildren in New York has prompted the city’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare the public health crisis an emergency in parts of Brooklyn. But the actual danger is the sheer number of children in the the NYC public school system that go unvaccinated — which threatens… Read More »