Connecticut Sen. Murphy Wants Parents Warned Of Vaccine Refusal RisksConnecticut Sen. Chris Murphy is proposing legislation that would encourage states to warn parents of the health risks from not immunizing their children.
Sen. Schumer Wants Measles Vaccine More AccessibleSchumer, D-N.Y., made the recommendation Sunday, noting that the CDC says at least 102 people have contracted measles in 14 states, including New York and New Jersey, so far this year.
CDC: New Jersey Infant Did Have Measles, First Case In StateAn infant in New Jersey may be the state's first recent case of measles, part of an outbreak affecting 15 states so far.
Suspected Measles Discovered In 1-Year-Old Boy In Jersey CityHealth officials in Jersey City on Thursday were investigating a suspected case of the measles in a 1-year-old boy who had not been vaccinated.
Republican Party Takes On The Politics Of Vaccinations In Wake Of Measles OutbreakThe measles outbreak that started at Disneyland has now spread to 14 states and health officials in our area are doing all they can to keep the virus contained.
Governor Christie Clarifies Controversial Comment On VaccinationsChristie's comments follow a measles outbreak centered in California that has sickened more than 100 people in the U.S.
Health Officials: Dutchess County Measles Patient Took Amtrak TrainA case of the measles has been confirmed in in Dutchess County, and the sick person was on an Amtrak train, the New York State Department of Health announced Friday.
Doctor: On Average, Measles Will Infect 18 Other PeopleWhile the Ebola virus was a big concern, Dr. Saul Hymes, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Stony Brook Medical Center said there are other things to worry about.
Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not VaccinateWith the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. HistoryThroughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
As Case Count Rises, Gov. Cuomo Urges New Yorkers To Get Measles VaccinationGovernor Andrew Cuomo has urged all New Yorkers to get a measles vaccination. An outbreak of the highly contagious disease has continued to spread across the country.
Health Department Confirms 2 New Cases On Measles In NYC The health department says the total number of confirmed cases of measles is now at 26, with 12 pediatric and 14 adult cases.