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9 dangerous diseases that have made a comeback in the last 10 years

Deadly diseases are making a comeback across the globe, as more children go without vaccines and the planet warms. From tickborne illnesses to syphilis and gout, here are 9 scary diseases that are roaring back into communities across the world. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. The measles are spreading […]
9 dangerous diseases that have made a comeback in the last 10 years
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If you’re an anti-vaxxer, you have ‘blood on your hands,’ according to the UK’s healthcare secretary

According to UK health secretary Matt Hancock,“anti-vaxxers”– adults who refuse to vaccinate their children – have “blood on their hands.” In an interview with The Times, Hancock said that “those who have promoted the anti-vaccination myth are morally reprehensible, deeply irresponsible.” Hancock also shared with BBC Radio 4’s Today program […]
If you’re an anti-vaxxer, you have ‘blood on your hands,’ according to the UK’s healthcare secretary
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Tell-tale signs you or someone you know might have the measles

The measles is a contagious and potentially deadly viral infection. A measles vaccine was first licensed in the US in 1963, and the disease was declared eradicated from the country in 2000. Yet over 700 cases have been reported so far in the US this year, the highest recorded number […]
Tell-tale signs you or someone you know might have the measles
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Parents have been holding dangerous ‘measles parties’ in New York City to expose unvaccinated kids to the disease

On Tuesday, New York City officials declared a public health crisis after finding 285 people in a Brooklyn neighbourhood were infected with measles. Upon inspection of the outbreak, they found large groups of unvaccinated children and communities with extensive anti-vaccine campaigns. During a press conference, officials also said they received […]
Parents have been holding dangerous ‘measles parties’ in New York City to expose unvaccinated kids to the disease
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