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.
Measles Outbreak: NJ Health Dept. Warns Union County Residents Of Potential Measles ExposureThe New Jersey Department of Health says some Union County residents may have been exposed to measles.
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.
Another Rare Illness Returns, LAPD Officers Diagnosed With TyphoidIn the same week the CDC is reporting that the widespread outbreak of measles is closing in on 1,000 confirmed cases, another rare and potentially fatal illness has returned to a major U.S. city.
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: Number Of Cases In NYC Rises To 535; Exposure Reported At Newark Liberty International AirportMeanwhile, an international traveler who had the measles passed through Newark Liberty International Airport on May 8, according to the Port Authority.
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.
Anti-Vaxxers Storm Albany In Hopes Of Saving Religious Exemptions For VaccinesRobert Kennedy Jr. was among the protesters questioning the safety of vaccines. Health authorities blame misinformation for the recent outbreak; predominately centered in the Tri-state area.
Measles Outbreak: Latest Numbers Still Show New York Main Point Of InfectionU.S. health officials say this year's count of measles cases has surpassed 800, a growing tally that is already the nation's highest in 25 years.
Measles Outbreak: Possible Exposures In Monsey, Nanuet; Another Brooklyn Preschool ClosedHealth officials allege Simche Kinder repeatedly failed to comply with the health commissioner’s emergency order requiring unvaccinated students to stay home.