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Fourth Child Flu Death in New Jersey This Season

Fourth Child Flu Death in New Jersey This Season

The toddler from northern New Jersey died in a hospital in early March, Health Commissioner Shereef Elnahal said in a statement Tuesday A fourth child has died from flu complications in New Jersey, health officials say. The toddler from northern New Jersey died in a...
Italy bans unvaccinated children from school

Italy bans unvaccinated children from school

Italian children have been told not to turn up to school unless they can prove they have been properly vaccinated. The deadline follows months of national debate over compulsory vaccination. Parents risk being fined up to €500 (£425; $560) if they send their...
Madagascar battles killer measles outbreak

Madagascar battles killer measles outbreak

Since last September and February, there were more than 79,000 cases of measles in Madagascar, 926 of which were fatal (AFP Photo/Mamyrael) Antsiranana (Madagascar) (AFP) – Frangeline is aged two but weighs no more than a four-month-old — the terrible...