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Measles outbreak in central Ohio affects more than 50 children, due to 'lack of vaccination' |  CNN

Measles outbreak in central Ohio affects more than 50 children, due to ‘lack of vaccination’ | CNN

CNN — A measles outbreak in central Ohio is growing, sickening more than 50 children, many of whom require hospitalization, according to data updated Tuesday by Columbus Public Health. None of the children had been fully vaccinated against measles. Since the outbreak began in November, at least 58 measles cases have been identified in Columbus …

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Measles outbreak in central Ohio affects more than 50 children, due to 'lack of vaccination' |  CNN

Measles outbreak in central Ohio affects more than 50 children, due to ‘lack of vaccination’ | CNN

CNN — A measles outbreak in central Ohio is growing, sickening more than 50 children, many of whom require hospitalization, according to data updated Tuesday by Columbus Public Health. None of the children had been fully vaccinated against measles. Since the outbreak began in November, at least 58 measles cases have been identified in Columbus …

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Flu vaccine appears to match circulating strains very well, CDC says |  CNN

Flu vaccine appears to match circulating strains very well, CDC says | CNN

CNN — This year’s flu vaccine appears to be “a pretty good match” for the circulating strains, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said at a news conference on Monday. . However, she noted that flu vaccinations are lagging behind the pace of previous years. Through the end of October, …

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HIV vaccine candidate induces immune response in early clinical trial: “An important step forward” |  CNN

HIV vaccine candidate induces immune response in early clinical trial: “An important step forward” | CNN

CNN — An experimental HIV vaccine has been shown to induce largely neutralizing antibodies in a small group of volunteers in a phase 1 study. The results suggest that a two-dose regimen of the vaccine, given eight weeks apart, can induce immune responses against the human immunodeficiency virus. The results of the clinical trial, published …

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New subvariants, family reunions may bring more Covid-19 after holidays, but experts don't expect big surge |  CNN

New subvariants, family reunions may bring more Covid-19 after holidays, but experts don’t expect big surge | CNN

CNN — As millions of Americans travel to reunite with friends and family over the coming days, chances are Covid-19 will follow. Experts expect Thanksgiving gatherings to stir up social media and give new coronavirus subvariants new pockets of vulnerable people to infect. As a result, cases and hospitalizations may increase after the holidays, as …

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