Traveling to Europe? Protect yourself from this preventable disease

Thousands of cases of measles have been reported in Europe since January 2016, and in the past year at least 35 children have died
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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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