U.S. measles milestone: 59 cases so far in 2024 — more than all of 2023

[ad_1] The U.S. has now tallied at least 59 confirmed or suspected measles cases investigated so far this year by authorities in 17 states — more than the number of cases reported nationwide in all of 2023. It comes as health officials are grappling with multiple major outbreaks of the highly contagious virus around the … Read more

The mRNA miracle workers

[ad_1] At the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Drew Weissman and Katalin Karikó (known as Kati) met by chance at a copy machine in 1998. And though he was admittedly a quiet guy who stuck to himself, they started talking. “We both used to copy a lot of articles to read,” he said. He was … Read more

An in-depth look at what’s causing the measles to makes a comeback in the U.S.

[ad_1] An in-depth look at what’s causing the measles to makes a comeback in the U.S. – CBS News Watch CBS News Despite being declared eliminated in 2000, measles cases are on the rise across the U.S., with 36 instances identified in 16 states since January. Florida emerged as a hotspot with nine cases, as … Read more

Florida surgeon general defies CDC guidelines in measles outbreak

[ad_1] Florida surgeon general defies CDC guidelines in measles outbreak – CBS News Watch CBS News In response to a measles outbreak at a Florida elementary school, Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo has defied more than 50 years of established medical guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ladapo is leaving attendance decisions … Read more