New York City 2013 Measles Outbreak Proved Costly

THURSDAY, Aug. 2, 2018 -- Vaccine refusals and delays, particularly in young children, fueled a large measles outbreak following importation of a case into the United States, according to a study published online July 30 in JAMA Pediatrics. Jennifer...
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California, which imposed some of the nation's strictest vaccination rules after a short-lived measles outbreak in 2014, is seeing a spike in cases, largely tied to people with measles in airports.
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A quarantine order has been issued for students and staff at two Los Angeles universities who may have been exposed to measles and either have not been vaccinated or can't verify that they have immunity
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After the outbreak began in October, more than 19,400 vaccines have been administered in Rockland County and nearly 200 cases of measles have been confirmed
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BRITAIN is facing a measles time bomb as a growing number of parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children against the illness. But why are parents not giving their kids the MMR vaccine?
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Between 2010 and 2017, an average of 21.1 million children missed their first dose of the measles vaccine, the United Nations Children ’s Fund (UNICEF) revealed on Wednesday, stressing its importance to creating “an umbrella of immunity for everyone.” 
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The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in public.
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More than 20 million children a year missed out on measles vaccines across the world in the past eight years, laying a path of exposure to a virus that is now causing disease outbreaks globally, a United Nations report said on Thursday.
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U.S. measles cases in 2019 have climbed to their highest level in 25 years in a resurgence largely attributed to misinformation that is turning parents against vaccines
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New York City has issued civil summonses to 12 people it said were not complying with a mandatory measles vaccination order as the number of recorded cases in the city's worst outbreak since 1991 rose to 390, according to data released on Wednesday.
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[WHO] The global measles crisis is an urgent wake-up call to the need for countries to ensure that all children -- no matter where they live -- receive life-saving vaccines. Countries in the African Region have also experienced a resurgence of measles, including outbreaks reported in at least 9 countries (Chad, Cameroon, DR Congo, Liberia, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali , Nigeria and Uganda) in the last 12 months. Madagascar, in particular, has had a large measles outbreak affecting more than 122,000 cases i
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