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Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks

As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned away from school Health 13 March 2019 Vaccinations help prevent outbreaks of diseaseBSIP/UIG via Getty By Clare Wilson Italy made vaccinations compulsory for children attending state schools this week. Children under the age of… Read More »

Schools in mass anti-vax ban

Authorities in Canada have begun ordering students to stay at home until they can provide proof they’ve been vaccinated for measles as an outbreak spreads near Vancouver. Vancouver Coastal Health told CTV 33 students at two French language schools had been told to stay at home. There have been eight confirmed cases of measles at… Read More »

Harvard Chan School’s SHINE aims to help employees flourish

What good is a sustainable environment if it leaves people unhappy, unhealthy, and broke? As the calls for sustainability practices grew louder in recent years, Eileen McNeely thought the conversations were ignoring that important point. Too close a focus on the environment — and on the starvation, disease, and heat stroke that climate change is… Read More »