6th case of measles confirmed on Vancouver Island
A sixth case of measles has been confirmed on southern Vancouver Island, and health officials are warning people in Saanich that they may have been exposed.
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The attendant aboard a New York to Tel Aviv flight has been in a "deep coma" with brain swelling, a health official said.
The rapid spread of measles is prompting newer and stronger measures from health officials across the country. The CDC says the number of cases has grown to 555 in 20 states. Rockland County, New York, is among the hardest-hit areas, with 186 cases since October. Mola Lenghi reports.
Jilly Moss claims her daughter Alba spent more than a week battling measles at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London earlier this month after becoming floppy and unresponsive.
Vancouver Coastal Health has confirmed another case of measles in the Lower Mainland, marking the 27th case in B.C. this year.
Rockland County health officials order new restrictions and requirements to stem the ongoing and worsening measles outbreak in the New York City suburb.Medscape Medical News
In recent weeks, the measles has spread from 15 to 20 states. In areas with the worst outbreaks, including Rockland County, New York, public health officials are taking extreme measures. Mola Lenghi reports.