Measles Outbreak Giving Patients 'Immune Amnesia,' Body Forgets How To Fight Other Dangerous GermsIn the most severe cases, "they're just as vulnerable as if they were infants," said study senior author Stephen Elledge, a Harvard geneticist.
Possible Measles Outbreak In New York's Putnam CountyHealth officials say they have a confirmed a case of measles and others may have been exposed.
NYC Declares Measles Outbreak Centered In Jewish Communities Over, Lifts Vaccination MandateAfter one of the worst measles outbreaks in a generation, there is finally positive news for residents in New York.
Some Reluctant Parents Face Vaccination Decision As School Year ApproachesThe families of 26,000 New York students face a big decision as the school year approaches: Will they get vaccinated for measles and other diseases now that the state has eliminated religious exemptions?
New York Issues Stricter Rules On Vaccine Medical ExemptionsThe new regulations aim to keep people from obtaining medical exemptions for non-medical reasons.
Measles Outbreak: Rockland County Ends State Of Emergency As Infections Keep DroppingOfficials say they've seen a steady decline in cases since April. County Executive Ed Day first declared a state of emergency in March and renewed it several times since.
Measles Outbreak: Rockland County Extends State Of EmergencyExtending the state of emergency allows the county access to resources to help pay for the costs of fighting the outbreak.
Measles Outbreak: New York State Ends Religious Exemptions For VaccinationsGov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill yesterday that ended vaccination exemptions based on religious beliefs.
Measles Outbreak: End To Religious Exemptions For Vaccinations Signed Into Law In New York StateState legislators are expected Thursday to pass a law that would end religious exemptions for vaccinations in New York in response to an outbreak of measles in parts of the state.
New Jersey Jail Quarantined, Several Inmates Believed To Have The MumpsThe quarantine means no new inmates will be accepted for at least 25 days.
Measles Outbreak: Rockland County Makes Vaccinations Mandatory For All Summer CampsParents must provide documentation that their child has received two doses of the MMR vaccine.
Measles Outbreak: CDC Says Nearly 1,000 Confirmed Cases Reported, Mostly In NYCThe number of measles cases across the country is nearing levels that haven’t been seen in a generation.
Measles Outbreak: Summer Camps Demanding Vaccinations, Summer Travel To Be Impacted By 'Do Not Board' ListsThe measles outbreak is prompting concerns about summer camp and summer travels.
Measles Outbreak: What You Need To Know Before Flying This SummerThe measles virus has impacted at least four U.S. airports so far this year, with reported exposures in California, New Jersey and Texas.
Measles Outbreak: Rockland County Offering Free Vaccinations TodayVaccinations are being offered from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday at the Christ Episcopal Church at 65 Washington Ave. in Suffern.