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Madagascar measles epidemic kills 900 in six months / Boing Boing

NBC: The World Health Organization says that an epidemic of measles in Madagascar has caused more than 900 deaths. According to WHO figures, there are have been more than 68,000 cases of the disease, in which 553 deaths were confirmed and 373 suspected from measles since the outbreak began in September. Madagascar has launched a nationwide campaign to bring the outbreak under control, through mass vaccination campaigns and surveillance. <! &#821 1; Jason Weisberger Jason Weisberger is Boing Boing's publisher. Nemo is Jason's Great Pyrenees. You can find Jason on twitter at @jlw -> "Bring back our #ChildhoodDiseases." READ THE REST Failure to vaccinate can cause death. Maybe not killing your own child, it is not unlikely, the awful decision to not vaccinate puts at risk all the people who for good reasons can not get the shot. Snohomish County rocks. MyNorthWest: "It's like taking a pail of gasoline and throwing a lighted match into […] READ THE REST Anti-vaccine shenanigans have lowered Europe's average vaccination rate below the threshold to adequately provide for herd immunity. Following the decade's lowest year of measles cases in 2016, the rate of measles cases in Europe in 2018 is already headed for the stars. READ THE REST Use a single password for every website, and you're compromising your Security. Use a different one each time, and you're bound to lose track of them. The solution? RoboForm Everywhere, a catch-all tool that will not only manage the passwords on every site you visit but…

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The World Health Organization says that an epidemic of measles in Madagascar has caused more than 900 deaths.

According to WHO figures, there are have been more than 68,000 cases of the disease, in which 553 deaths were confirmed and 373 suspected from measles since the outbreak began in September.

Madagascar has launched a nationwide campaign to bring the outbreak under control, through mass vaccination campaigns and surveillance.

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Jason Weisberger

Jason Weisberger is Boing Boing’s publisher. Nemo is Jason’s Great Pyrenees. You can find Jason on twitter at @jlw

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“Bring back our #ChildhoodDiseases.”

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Failure to vaccinate can cause death. Maybe not killing your own child, it is not unlikely, the awful decision to not vaccinate puts at risk all the people who for good reasons can not get the shot. Snohomish County rocks. MyNorthWest: “It’s like taking a pail of gasoline and throwing a lighted match into […] READ THE REST

Anti-vaccine shenanigans have lowered Europe’s average vaccination rate below the threshold to adequately provide for herd immunity. Following the decade’s lowest year of measles cases in 2016, the rate of measles cases in Europe in 2018 is already headed for the stars.

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Use a single password for every website, and you’re compromising your Security. Use a different one each time, and you’re bound to lose track of them. The solution? RoboForm Everywhere, a catch-all tool that will not only manage the passwords on every site you visit but generate better ones. As a simple password database, it’s […]

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