New York's Rockland County Issues New Actions to Fight Measles New York's Rockland County Issues New Actions to Fight Measles

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
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A total of 555 measles cases have occurred this year, surpassing 372 last year and approaching 667 in 2014, according to the CDC. Vaccination refusal is the primary driver of the disease outbreaks.Medscape Medical News
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How one traveler who contracted measles in New York City traveled to the Detroit area and got 39 people sick. And how health officials tracked him down to control the outbreak.
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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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The number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year jumped by nearly 20 percent in the week ended April 11, in the country's second-worst outbreak in nearly two decades, federal health officials reported on Monday.
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U.S. measles cases have surged again, and are on pace to set a record for the most illnesses in 25 years.Health officials on Monday said555 measles cases have been confirmed so far this year, up from 465 as of a week ago.“This is the second-greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since...
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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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Since last week, there have been 90 new cases of measles diagnosed in the US, the steepest uptick in the current outbreak, bringing national cases to 555 in 25 states, new CDC data revealed Monday.
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The number of measles cases reported around the world has roughly tripled since last year, according to preliminary data from the World Health Organization (WHO). More than 112,000 measles cases in 170 countries have been reported to the WHO so far this year. By contrast, about 28,000 measles cases in 163 countries were reported at this time last year, the WHO says. There are likely many more cases that have gone unreported, the WHO says, but the data provides a good sense of global disease trends. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday also released updated figures for domestic cases of measles. Th...
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The number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year jumped by nearly 20 percent in the week ended April 11 in the country's second-worst outbreak in nearly two decades, federal health officials reported on Monday.
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The U.S. total is now 555 after the third consecutive week of increases, approaching a record since the disease was "eliminated" in 2000.
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