Jennifer Lee

October 13, 2019
Health officials warn of possible measles exposure at Philadelphia International Airport – CNN

Health officials warn of possible measles exposure at Philadelphia International Airport – CNN

(CNN)If you visited the Philadelphia International Airport earlier this month, you may have been exposed to measles. The Pennsylvania Department of Health warned the public on Friday that anyone who visited the airport on October 2 and 3 could have contracte…
October 13, 2019
After Floods, Bihar Grapples With Spike In Dengue Cases To 1,400 – NDTV News

After Floods, Bihar Grapples With Spike In Dengue Cases To 1,400 – NDTV News

Bihar Dengue Cases: Patna authorities launched a fumigation drive to counter the mosquito-borne diseasesPatna: Over 1,400 people are being treated for dengue in Bihar, a steep increase from 1,000 cases in just five days as the state wrestles with the deadly d…
October 13, 2019
Researchers Say Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Clinical Trials – Breitbart

Researchers Say Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Clinical Trials – Breitbart

Dr. Saranya Chumsri, an oncologist at the Mayo Clinic, said the vaccine is “supposed to stimulate a patient’s own immune response so that the immune cells like t-cells would go in and attack the cancer.” In March, Florida resident Lee Mercker was diagnosed w…
October 12, 2019
Slow walking at 45 ‘a sign of faster ageing’ – BBC News

Slow walking at 45 ‘a sign of faster ageing’ – BBC News

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Slow walkers have 'older' brains and bodies, the study found How fast people walk in their 40s is a sign of how much their brains, as well as their bodies, are ageing, scientists have suggested. Using a simple test…
October 12, 2019
Salmonella cases linked to pet turtles in Washington – KOMO News

Salmonella cases linked to pet turtles in Washington – KOMO News

Salmonella cases linked to pet turtles in Washington - KOMO News
October 12, 2019
Measles surge is killing thousands worldwide as plummeting vaccine rates lead to ‘alarming upsurge’ – Daily Mail

Measles surge is killing thousands worldwide as plummeting vaccine rates lead to ‘alarming upsurge’ – Daily Mail

Measles is staging a devastating comeback that is killing thousands of children around the globe, the World Health Organisation warned yesterday. Plummeting vaccination rates have led to an alarming upsurge in measles cases in all regions, including the UK, …
October 11, 2019
3 things to know about California’s high number of STD cases – KCRA Sacramento

3 things to know about California’s high number of STD cases – KCRA Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —Three different types of sexually transmitted disease are at their highest levels in 30 years, according to California health officials. Syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia are up in California. Across the U.S., infections from those same …
October 11, 2019
New cancer vaccine shows promise, helped kill cancer cells in patient – Fox News

New cancer vaccine shows promise, helped kill cancer cells in patient – Fox News

A vaccine undergoing testing at the Mayo Clinic has reportedly removed cancer cells in a breast cancer patient. Florida resident Lee Mercker became the first patient to participate in a clinical trial for a new vaccine after being diagnosed in March with ear…
October 11, 2019
Middlesex County man is state’s 3rd human case of West Nile virus – Boston.com

Middlesex County man is state’s 3rd human case of West Nile virus – Boston.com

State public health officials on Thursday announced the confirmation of the third human case of West Nile virus in Massachusetts this year. The virus was identified in a man in his 60s from Middlesex County last month, a spokeswoman for the state Department …