Category Archives: healthcare

New York Parents Are Taking Their Kids Out of School to Avoid New Vaccination Requirements

As school starts around the country, some New York parents are choosing to pull their kids out rather than vaccinate them following the state’s decision to repeal religious exemptions.

Source: New York Parents Are Taking Their Kids Out of School to Avoid New Vaccination Requirements

A Mexican-American Pediatrician Describes Treating El Paso’s Shooting Victims | The New Yorker

Charles Bethea speaks with Jorge Sainz about Sainz’s experience offering emergency-care help at an El Paso, Texas, hospital that took in victims from a mass shooting there on Saturday.

Source: A Mexican-American Pediatrician Describes Treating El Paso’s Shooting Victims | The New Yorker

Inoreader – Deja Flu: Pigs With Swine Influenza At Fowlerville Family Fair (Michigan)

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Source: Inoreader – Deja Flu: Pigs With Swine Influenza At Fowlerville Family Fair (Michigan)

Inoreader – mBio: On the Emergence of Candida auris: Climate Change, Azoles, Swamps, and Birds

the rise of  C. auris is of particular concern because: C. auris infections have a high fatality rate The strain appears to be resistant to multiple classes of anti-fungals   This strain is unusually persistent on fomites in healthcare environments. And it can be difficult for labs to differentiate it from other Candida strains

Source: Inoreader – mBio: On the Emergence of Candida auris: Climate Change, Azoles, Swamps, and Birds

Beni Ebola activity tops first wave as outbreak grows by 8 cases | CIDRAP

the overall total at 2,620 cases, 1,756 of them fatal. So far the DRC president’s office, which earlier this week shifted outbreak response activities to its technical group, has not issued any detailed daily updates following the resignation of the country’s health minister.

Source: Beni Ebola activity tops first wave as outbreak grows by 8 cases | CIDRAP

More parents who oppose vaccines are choosing home schooling in California – Los Angeles Times “should misguided love, self-delusion and anti-vax profit minded prophets be allowed to kill children…”

Since California mandated that virtually all kids be vaccinated to attend public school, there has been a big increase in families opting for home schooling.

Source: More parents who oppose vaccines are choosing home schooling in California – Los Angeles Times

Biden stumbles over abortion rights while Warren receives cheers | World news | The Guardian

Casey is the 1992 supreme court decision which allowed states to severely restrict abortion access, including imposing waiting periods and medically unnecessary administrative burdens. This is what Biden said he supports! Fail!

Source: Biden stumbles over abortion rights while Warren receives cheers | World news | The Guardian