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Zika funds already available–why ask for more tax money? –Sen. Grassley

While the Obama administration complains that Congress hasn’t appropriate emergency funding to fight the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the federal government is sitting on hundreds of millions of available but unspent tax money. That’s according to Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa. According to Grassley, the Centers for Disease Control and the Department of Health and Human Services […]

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California Measles Outbreak Over: No Deaths Reported

[Above image: classic measles rash] California’s Disney theme park-related measles outbreak has been declared over. No deaths were reported among the 147 patients, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The vast majority of cases were contained to California. Measles is considered a highly contagious virus spread through the air by coughs and sneezes. CDC […]

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CDC: “Possibility” that vaccines rarely trigger autism (AUDIO)

CDC’s immunization safety director says it’s a “possibility” that vaccines rarely trigger autism but “it’s hard to predict who those children might be.” (They’re not even trying.) [This article was first published on Sept. 2, 2014] A CDC senior epidemiologist stepped forward last week to say that he and his CDC colleagues omitted data that linked […]

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