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CDC urges measles vaccinations amid nationwide outbreak; 100 cases confirmed so far

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the White House urged individuals and parents to vaccinate themselves and their children amidst an outbreak of at least 100 measles cases originating at Disney theme parks in December. The virus was declared eliminated in the U.S. in …

Ebola crisis: is the outbreak over?

The total number of reported Ebola cases is more than 22,000. In Liberia alone, more than 3,600 people have died from the disease.<p>But the number of Ebola cases in Liberia has been steadily decreasing, with only four confirmed cases in the week leading up to 25 January.<p>The focus for health officials …

Disease

Mother learns she's pregnant while giving birth to 4th child

Mandie Smith knows how it feels to be pregnant. The West Virginia mother of three says she has been able to detect her pregnancies early into each one, so she was shocked to discover that the abdominal pain that woke her in the middle of the night last week was labor, reports WSAZ News.<p>She hadn't …

Mexico Tortured Police For Confessions In 43 Students Case: Report

An investigative report published Sunday by the Mexican magazine Proceso accuses Mexican authorities of beating and torturing municipal police officers in an effort to force confessions in the case of the missing 43 students whose disappearances have led to mass protests across the country.<p>Based on …

Parents of murdered Mexican students seek justice at UN watchdog

GENEVA (Reuters) - The parents of Mexican students believed murdered by a drugs gang appealed to the United Nations on Monday for help in seeking justice, saying they had no faith in the government’s ability to investigate the crime.<p>President Enrique Pena Nieto’s government said last week that the …

Mexico

Ukraine: US considers military help for Kiev as separatists plan to mobilise army

John Kerry, US secretary of state, will use visit to Ukrainian capital to consider options amid frustration in the west at failure to find diplomatic solution<p>The high-stakes poker game over east Ukraine continued on Monday, with US officials floating the idea of sending lethal military assistance …

Russia

CDC: 102 measles cases in January, most stemming from Disney outbreak

<b>(CNN) —</b> Health officials say 102 people in 14 states were reported to have measles in January, most of them stemming from "a large, ongoing multi-state outbreak linked to" Disneyland in California in mid-December.<p>The report comes a week after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an …