Maine confirms its first case of measles in 20 years

Officials say the case is related to travel and they are working with clinicians to identify potentially exposed individuals
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A Brooklyn judge on Thursday ruled against a group of parents who challenged New York City's recently imposed mandatory measles vaccination order, rejecting their arguments that the city's public health authority exceeded its authority.
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A Brooklyn judge on Thursday denied a petition seeking to lift New York City's recently-imposed mandatory measles vaccination order, dismissing a court challenge brought by an anonymous group of parents who argued the order was unconstitutional.
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Health officials identified three children who were exposed to the severe respiratory virus but were not yet vaccinated – in violation of the mandatory immunization order in four Brooklyn Zip codes.
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Shira Goldschmidt, eight months, from Israel, contracted measles in December 2018 and suffered complications that left her hospitalized after she was infected by anti-vaxxers.
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The bill, a response to the worst measles outbreak in two decades, would make it harder for parents to opt their children out of shots.
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A flight attendant has reportedly fallen into a “deep coma” after contracting measles, according to health authorities. The 43-year-old female El Al Airlines flight attendant was admitted to a hospital after coming down with a fever on March 31, CBS News reports. Her condition has worsened since then, and she now has encephalitis, or brain inflammation, and is breathing with the assistance of a respirator at Israel’s Meir Medical Center, according to CNN. Israeli health officials said the woman may have been infected with measles in New York, Israel or a flight between the two locations, both of which are...
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The 43-year-old woman, who was seemingly healthy before getting measles, has now been in a coma for 10 days
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Amid a surge in outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, the United Nations Children ’s Fund (UNICEF) announced on Thursday a new social media campaign, emphasizing that “vaccines are safe, and they save lives”.
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Eyal Amiel, assistant professor of biomedicine and health sciences at the University of Vermont, researches how our bodies respond to vaccines to generate protective immunity.
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