Officials: Teen Staying At Bergen County Hotel Contracts MeaslesThe 16-year-old who was travelling to the United States on vacation was treated at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey and authorities fear other patients may have been exposed to the highly contagious disease.
NJ Health Officials Warn Of Second Measles Case In Passaic CountyOfficials say a 7-month-old baby from Passaic County contracted the disease while traveling abroad.
Officials Issue Health Alert Following Measles Concerns In Jersey CityThe New Jersey Department of Health says one man, who contracted measles while traveling abroad, visited nine public spaces between Jan. 16 and Jan. 24.
Cases Prompt Measles Alerts Issued In Jersey City, Long IslandOfficials in New Jersey and on Long Island have issued alerts warning the public of a possible exposure to the measles.
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.