Tag Archives: Measles

Yiddish translation of New York’s measles message riddled with errors

Reaching out in the community’s own language, the agency spent tens of thousands of dollars printing and distributing measles information sheets in Yiddish to hang on the doors of more than 45,000 homes in those communities. But something got lost in translation: The Yiddish was mangled, according to language experts consulted by CNN. The door… Read More »

Could Your Home County Be A Measles Hotspot?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Could a computer model pinpoint where measles outbreaks are likely to occur? That’s exactly what researchers did, accurately predicting some of the U.S. regions where measles might spread. Their predictions included counties in New York, Washington state and Oregon, where measles outbreaks are… Read More »

Travellers warned after Tas measles case

Travellers on an international and domestic flight are being told to visit their doctor immediately after a young Tasmanian woman flew with an infectious case of measles. The 25-year-old returned to Australia last Thursday from the Philippines on Cebu Pacific flight 5J49 and then flew on Qantas flight QF2051 from Melbourne to Devonport on Friday.… Read More »