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Measles accelerates to second-highest level in US in 25 years and over 100,000 global cases

With 555 total cases, 2019 now has the second-highest number of measles cases in the United States in 25 years — and the year isn’t even half over. “I’m obviously very concerned about the size and also acceleration of the current outbreak,” said Dr. Nancy Messonier, director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and… Read More »

OxyContin manufacturer blasted in NY lawsuit over ‘criminal addicts’ email

A lawsuit filed by New York Attorney General Letitia James blasted the owner of the company that manufactures OxyContin, saying he lamented that “criminal addicts” are portrayed as victims in society. The lawsuit claims that Richard Sackler, the owner of OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma LP, described in a company email individuals who were addicted to… Read More »