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As NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in small area, larger city is threatened

A measles outbreak among a small segment of schoolchildren in New York has prompted the city’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare the public health crisis an emergency in parts of Brooklyn. But the actual danger is the sheer number of children in the the NYC public school system that go unvaccinated — which threatens… Read More »

'Stephens Day and the rest of the week will be horrific' – Consultant at the Mater's emergency department

Lots of ailments don’t require a trip to the ED, doctors warn. (stock photo) ‘Stephens Day and the rest of the week will be horrific’ – Consultant at the Mater’s emergency department Independent.ie This Christmas will be a particularly busy time in Emergency Departments (EDs) as it falls on a Tuesday, with a full weekend… Read More »