CDC said that the measles outbreak has now infected more than 100 people across 14 states and as it is happening it seems that we can partly blame the anti-vaccination movement. May I ask what is your view on this, how strong do you find the anti-vaccination movement and could the answer on the current situation be a mandatory vaccination? Read few comments.
We are concerned that without a massive increase in the response, way beyond what is being planned in scale and urgency … it will prove impossible to bring the epidemic under control, researchers Jeremy Farrar and Peter Piot write. So what is your view on the scenario that Ebola could become a long-standing, even permanent threat in the West Africa? How realistic is it in your opinion? Read few comments.
The outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is ongoing with more than 600 fatalities since February, it means it is the most severe outbreak of Ebola ever recorded, so would you say that the world should maybe pay more attention to this outbreak and, in general, what about the danger that the situation may deteriorate further or the virus may even hit bigger geographical area? Read few comments.
According to the report of group Mission: Readiness the generation of young Americans is too fat to fight. More than 9 million young adults, or 27 percent of all teens and young adults age 17-24, are too overweight to join the military.
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