N.Y. county to ban people infected with measles from public places
While Rockland County officials said they aren't going to go around arresting people with measles, they insist it's about keeping the public safe
The number of confirmed measles cases in the United States is now at 695, in 22 states, according to the CDC.Medscape Medical News
(NEW YORK) — 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. New York City health officials on Wednesday reported 61 new cases since late last week, pushing this year’s nationwide tally past the 667 cases reported for all of 2014. That would make 2019 the worst year for measles since 1994. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updates its national measles count on Mondays. CDC officials said they are reviewing the latest reports. Roughly three-quarters of this year’s illnesses...
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.
Newly confirmed cases of the measles has brought the total number of infections in the U.S. to the highest level since the disease was declared eliminated.
U.S. measles cases have climbed to their highest level in 25 years, largely because misinformation is turning parents against vaccines
At least 673 cases have been reported in 22 states for 2019, according to a tally by The Washington Post of available state and local health department data.
Measles cases in the United States have surpassed the highest number on record since the disease was declared eliminated nationwide in 2000.
[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -At least 109, 000 under-five children in the country's nine flood-affected districts are expected to benefit from measles rubella vaccination campaign currently being conducted by Ministry of Health with support from United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF).
[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