Armadillos Pose a Leprosy Threat, and Humans Are the Reason Why | Healthiest Communities | US News


Evidence of zoonotic leprosy in Pará, Brazilian Amazon, and risks associated with human contact or consumption of armadillos

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Measles cases are skyrocketing in Europe and storming back in the US — Quartz


It is impossible for one person to keep up on the sheer amount of Measles cases occurring around the world! A person could spend all of their time just talking about measles and nothing else.

Yes, in many cases, measles is just something you get over, but there are people dying, permanently injured or suffering from birth defects because of measles.

While it may be just my opinion, I think that the Anti-Vaccine people are going to suffer this year and, unfortunately, a lot of others will suffer because of their unscientific, irrational belief system – fueled in part by their unscrupulous passing on of pseudoscience and outright greed.

Below are links to articles about measle that have occurred just over the past several days.

Quartz Article above

Chad reports dozens of measles deaths since May – Outbreak News Today

Dublin measles outbreak rises to 13 – Outbreak News Today

Venezuela measles outbreak: 3,500 lab-confirmed cases in 2018 – Outbreak News Today

Measles cases reach record high in Europe – CNN – posted 8/21/18

Ukraine: More than 27,000 measles cases in 7 months – Outbreak News Today – posted 8/16/18

Measles in Ukraine: 755 additional cases reported in past week – Outbreak News Today – posted 8/21/18

Brazil Rushes to Thwart Measles Outbreak From Venezuelans – The New York Times – posted 8/21/18

Brazil slams Venezuela as measles spreads across border | Reuters – posted 8/21/18



Brazil’s imported measles situation grows, USNS Comfort headed to Colombia to provide relief – Outbreak News Today


USNS Comfort
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The Measles Outbreak is getting so bad in South America the U.S. Navy is sending the USNS Comfort to help out.

That should say all that needs to be said about it.

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Anti-vaccers thrilled as measles epidemic continues to spread across Europe


Obviously Sarcasm (I Hope!)

I have had most of the vaccinations given to kids in the 50’s & 60’s. I had all of the vaccinations required by the military in the 70’s through 90’s. I get the yearly flu shot, the pneumonia shots, the Shingles vaccinations, the swine flu shot of the 70’s or 80’s and so on. I’m still here and still functioning.

My mother, while pregnant with my youngest sister, had the “German Measles” and my sister’s inner ears never developed and she has been disabled all of her life.  My son developed meningitis at age 4, but recovered.

Yes, I am an advocate for vaccinations and I make NOTHING from anybody for being pro-vaccination.

Right now there is an outbreak of measles throughout most the world – mostly in unvaccinated people.  Here in the United States there are 21 States with active measles cases. The CDC has not called it an epidemic yet, but they will.

People (some) DO DIE from the measles. My measles vaccinations are decades old, so I stand a chance of getting measles.

The Anti-vaccine shrills are making the money they claim “Big Pharma” is getting.

Edgar Allen Poe’s “Masque of the Red Death” is still appropriate today.

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