Daily Brief: 2016.12.09

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States is being hit with the most mumps cases in a decade. As of November 5, 2,879 cases have been documented in 45 states and the District of Columbia.

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Daily Brief: 2016.12.07

According to a study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, drivers who get just one to two hours less than the recommended seven hours of sleep in a 24-hour period nearly double their risk for a car crash.

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Daily Brief: 2016.12.05

A new report released by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has revealed an increase of 305 chikungunya infections cases. The total number of chikungunya cases for 2016 is now said to be 319,592.

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Daily Brief: 2016.12.02

According to reports, the Washington State Department of Health have confirmed that a ninth child has been diagnosed with a rare neurological condition known as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). The condition can cause varying degrees of paralysis.

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Daily Brief: 2016.11.30

According to a recently released study, a novel program has been found to effectively increase awareness of the dangers of texting while driving in teens. The program, known as “Get the Message: A Teenage Distracted Driving Program”, was created to identify, define, and measure the factors that contribute to distracted driving in teens.

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Daily Brief: 2016.11.27

According to Australian health officials, a freak illness known as ‘thunderstorm asthma’ left six people dead and five others on life support in Melbourne, Australia.

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Zika Virus Update

Given the continued international coverage of the Zika virus, the MESH Coalition would like to distribute a weekly update in hopes of keeping our subscribers informed regarding new developments.

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