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Yiddish translation of New York’s measles message riddled with errors

Reaching out in the community’s own language, the agency spent tens of thousands of dollars printing and distributing measles information sheets in Yiddish to hang on the doors of more than 45,000 homes in those communities. But something got lost in translation: The Yiddish was mangled, according to language experts consulted by CNN. The door… Read More »

Measles scare in Melbourne

Victorian health authorities have issued another measles alert after a fresh case cropped up again this week. An overseas traveller from Vietnam is believed to have visited earlier this month. He had allegedly been recovering in hospital in Vietnam, and health authorities believe he may have still been infectious when during his Melbourne visit. “There… Read More »

Measles case aboard Church of Scientology-owned cruise ship quarantines 28 people

A case of the measles was confirmed aboard a Church of Scientology-owned ship in Curacao, leaving 28 people quarantined. Health officials in Curacao, an island country in the Dutch Caribbean, announced Saturday that the group of 17 crew members and 11 passengers must stay aboard until Monday because they’re still at risk of contracting measles… Read More »