02 February 2015

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Visiting Disney Parks? Get vaccinated

Public health officials are urging people who haven't been vaccinated against measles to avoid Disney parks in southern California. An epidemiologist has also urged the unvaccinated to avoid places with lots of international travellers, such as airports.

Airline disasters: Ramping up aviation safety

From the mystery disappearance of flight MH370 to the crashing of flight QZ8501, it has been a horrifying past year for aviation. Now the US government is seeking to require airlines to collect and analyse safety data to help spot troubling trends and prevent accidents.


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