Ninth child dies in deadly viral outbreak in New Jersey
Oct30

Ninth child dies in deadly viral outbreak in New Jersey

A ninth child died over the weekend in a deadly viral outbreak at a New Jersey rehabilitation center where a total of 25 young patients with compromised immune systems have been confirmed with adenovirus infections, state health officials said. The death on Sunday at Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, New Jersey, was reported over the weekend by the New Jersey Department of Health. “These children were all...

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7 children dead in adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey
Oct24

7 children dead in adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey

Seven children have died after a “severe outbreak” of adenovirus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, New Jersey, according to health officials. According to a statement from the New Jersey Department of Health, 12 other children have also been infected by the adenovirus, including “medically fragile children,” some of whom were on ventilators and had trachea tubes. The seventh deaths came as a...

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Measles outbreak confirmed in Brooklyn; what you need to know.
Oct23

Measles outbreak confirmed in Brooklyn; what you need to know.

We all know that flu season is set to rear its ugly head in New York City, but is a measles outbreak on deck for the city as well? As of last week, six children from Brooklyn were infected with measles, a highly contagious virus that counts high fever, cough and rashes among its many symptoms. The cases appear to be primarily contained to children ranging from 11-months-old to 4-years-old within a portion of Willamsburg’s Orthodox...

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Where to get a flu shot in New York City
Oct17

Where to get a flu shot in New York City

Every year as autumn and winter approach, we know to expect a few things: that we’ll have to pull our jackets out of storage as the weather gets colder, we’ll see holiday decor pop up in stores, and we’ll be reminded to get a flu vaccine. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is starting the push already. Cuomo launched a public awareness campaign this week urging New Yorkers to get vaccinated ahead of the 2018-19 flu season. “Getting a flu shot...

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Jack Osbourne opens up about his web series researching MS
Oct10

Jack Osbourne opens up about his web series researching MS

America has grown up with Jack Osbourne. The son of the rock and roll legend Ozzy Osbourne and TV personality Sharon Osbourne first came into our lives — along with his sister Kelly— in one of the first runaway success reality shows for MTV, The Osbournes, back in the early 2000’s. Since the show went off the air in 2005, Jack Osbourne has lived a full life including numerous thrill seeking adrenaline junkie themed television programs...

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