1,001 measles cases recorded in U.S. as outbreak continues

The United States has recorded 1,001 measles cases so far this year in the worst outbreak of the highly contagious disease in more than a quarter century, federal health officials said on Wednesday as they issued a new plea for parents to vaccinate their children.
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FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- Reacting to an ongoing measles outbreak, New York state has eliminated the religious exemption for not vaccinating children. Most school systems require proof of vaccination to allow a child to attend class, but by claiming...
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In the U.S., we now have an outbreak of measles where the cases number more than it has in decades. Most of the people being infected are unvaccinated, and we ’ve all seen the media reports of the growing tide of anti-vaxxers. While the CDC, WHO, and pretty much every medical and scientific authority across the […]Find jobs at  Careers by KevinMD.com.  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
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This year, Deerkill Day Camp will only allow campers who have been vaccinated
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At least 11 prisoners and three medical staff members at the Harrison County Jail have come down with measles, a contagious virus that is preventable with the same shot to block measles.
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Reacting to an ongoing measles outbreak, New York state has eliminated the religious exemption for not vaccinating children.
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New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, joins California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exemptions.
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The tide of public opinion has been changing as measles have surged to the highest levels since 1992 halfway through the year. The majority of those cases are located in New York.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation eliminating a religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren in the face of the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades
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An ongoing measles outbreak is raising new concerns for parents this summer. Camps are trying to do what they can to keep kids safe. Dr. Jon LaPook explains.
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This year, Deerkill Day Camp will only allow campers who have been vaccinated
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