New York Suburb Declares Measles Emergency, Barring Unvaccinated Children From Public

Rockland County ’ s move to limit the movement of unvaccinated minors is its latest effort to fight New York State ’ s worst measles outbreak in decades.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Measles Epidemics Rockland County (NY) New York State Source Type: news

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This year ’ s outbreak is on course to be the worst since measles was eliminated as an endemic disease in 2000.
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This year ’ s outbreak is on course to be the worst since measles was eliminated as an endemic disease in 2000.
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As Madagascar faces its largest measles outbreak in history — with more than 1,200 dead and cases exceeding 115,000 — resistance to vaccinating children is not the problem.
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An order to require immunizations in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community seemed to mobilize vaccine skeptics. Others worried that the effort did not address the root of the problem: misinformation.
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A measles outbreak in a New York suburb has sickened scores of people and stoked long-smoldering tensions between the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community and the secular world at large.
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Rockland County ’ s move to limit the movement of unvaccinated minors is its latest effort to fight New York State ’ s worst measles outbreak in decades.
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In the midst of measles and flu epidemics, we are also seeing pertussis (whooping cough) come back. Anti-vaccination proponents have been the source of many outbreaks to date.
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