Europe Faces a Measles Outbreak

Back Story: The pandemic and rising hesitancy slowed immunizations. A false claim in the 1990s that said the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine causes autism led to a drop in immunization rates. Public health campaigns later recouped much of that deficit, but the rates again fell during the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly in low-income countries.


A U.S. citizen has been killed fighting in Ukraine

A U.S. citizen has been killed while fighting in Ukraine. A condolence message and a statement from the foreign ministry confirmed the matter. The U.S. citizen was one of the thousands of volunteer fighters who fought for Russia against Ukraine. Khabar Al-Jazeera. Stephen Zabielski, 52, a U.S. citizen, was killed on May 15, according to