Measles cases are up nearly 300% over last year. This is a global crisis
We are in the middle of a global measles crisis. Cases have soared across the world, including in places where measles had previously been eliminated -- like the United States. In this year to date, the United States has already seen its second-greatest number of cases since 2000. And this past week, New York City declared a public health emergency due to the rapid spread of the virus.
Dr Jeanne Mazzarro director of infectious disease at the University of Alabama Birmingham, told Daily Mail the campaigns against vaccines have taken on a life of their own.
Washington state lawmakers voted Tuesday to removes parents' ability to claim a personal or philosophical exemption from vaccinating their children for measles
TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 -- A measles outbreak is being investigated by the Los Angeles County Department of Health. Officials said there have been five confirmed cases among county residents so far this year, including four linked to one another...
Some of the locations where people may have been exposed include two college campuses around L.A. and the international terminal at LAX Airport
Just a few months into the year, the United States is set to break an annual record for the number of measles cases.
Rise in cases shows it is time for systematic scrutiny of algorithms that determine behaviour
This year, the number of measles cases in the United States is expected to be the highest since the disease was eliminated here in 2000, according to the CDC.Medscape Medical News
[ANGOP] Luanda -At least seventeen cases of measles were registered throughout the country during the first three months of the year, with a total of 738 suspects, reported Monday in Luanda, the Coordinator of the Expanded Vaccination Program, Alda Sousa.
626 people have been infected this year, the highest number since 2014, when 667 infections were recorded. Most of the new infections (68) were in New York state, which has two current outbreaks.