Can the Essex County see a big outbreak of bark in the US?
Against the background of the worst outbreak of the bark in the country for a quarter century, researchers in a new study say that they have identified the 25 best US countries most at risk for future outbreaks.
The Essex County landed 15th, according to a study published last week in the medical journal The Lancet. such factors as rates of release from non-medical vaccines, increasing movement against vaccination, regions near major international airports and population density
. Los Angeles County, CA; Miami-Dade County, Florida; Queens, NY; and King County, Washington.
Health experts state that it is not surprising that the County of Essex compiled this list, even if it did not suffer so much from the bark as in other parts of the state, such as the ocean, where most cases
The county, like other studying regions, is a densely populated area and is home to Newark Liberty International Airport, the main hub for international travelers.
"We always knew that the airport could be a point of contact with infectious diseases," said David Sennimo, Infectious Disease Expert at Rutgers New Jersey School of Medicine
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When considering the countries of origin of international travelers, the study found that India, China, Mexico, Japan, Ukraine, the Philippines and Thailand are the greatest threat to the bark.
Although the study does not list Brooklyn, where mass bursts of infection have infected hundreds of people, mostly in the Orthodox Jewish community, researchers maintain the reliability of the model, arguing that at least 30 out of 45 counties reporting cases of measles in 2019 were on the list .
Forecast areas in Washington, Oregon and New York City that had large outbreaks of measles. Brooklyn, New York, who reported more than 300 cases, is adjacent to Queens, New York, who ranks fourth, "said researchers in a study.
Time will tell whether there is a hypothesis for the Essex County. This year, there were 839 cases of measles in 23 US states, according to recent data from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which means that in the last 20 months in 2019, the largest number of messages was reported in the United States since 1994 and thereafter , as the disease was declared abolished in 2000, the CDC says.
"These high figures show that the US is still at risk for major bovine epidemics, such as those recently observed in Europe." 19659002] Cennimo emphasized that when measles continues to affect communities around the country, the best thing you can do is to vaccinate, which researchers noted as another important contribution to this problem, especially through non-medical exclusion of the vaccine. 9002] Spencer Kent can be found on firstname.lastname@example.org . Follow it on Twitter @SpencerMKent . Find NJ.com on Facebook .
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