Measles is a global epidemic.
Nearly half of the 136 people who have died of measels in the Philippines are children under the age of 4.
The Centers for Disease Control currently reports ten US states with active measles outbreaks: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, New York, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. Ohio appears ready to make measles go to 11.
No Costa Rican has contracted the measles since 2006. An unvaccinated tourist unknowingly traveled while contagious and is now in quarantine. The CDC lists 10 US states as reporting active measles infections and suggests children be vaccinated. Newser: A French family arrived in Costa Rica last Monday and put an end to Costa Rica’s measles-free […]
Failure to vaccinate can cause death. Maybe not killing your own child, tho it is not unlikely, the awful decision to not vaccinate puts at risk all the people who for good reasons can not get the shot. Snohomish County rocks. MyNorthWest: “It’s like taking a pail of gasoline and throwing a lighted match into […]
Someone with mumps attended a national cheerleading competition last February, prompting Texas health officials to contact all the attendees and warn them to be on the lookout. Via Live Science: Thousands of cheerleaders who attended a national competition last month recently received some not-so-cheery news: They may have been exposed to mumps. On Friday (March […]
Whether you’re an artist, designer or just organizing a photo album, photo editing software is a must. And software designers know it: Platforms like Photoshop and Lightroom have a ton of helpful features, but you’ll pay for them in spades. Luckily, there’s some competition in the photo editing arena. Right now, Skylum’s Luminar software is […]
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Heading abroad? Even if it’s just a short trip, there’s a lot to prepare for. Travel can be incredibly rewarding, but it can tricky to navigate different cultures and lodging arrangements – and even trickier to do it cheaply. Before you go shopping for suitcases, here’s our pick for a good first investment: The Ultimate […]