Health Officials Warn Of Increased Risk Of Measles Outbreak After 22 Million Infants Missed Their Vaccine Last YearDuring the coronavirus pandemic last year, 22 million infants did not get their measles vaccine, according to data from the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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.
Measles Outbreak Finally At An End In New YorkA total of 312 people were sickened by measles since last October in Rockland County where a state of emergency had to be declared.
Officials Warn Of Possible Measles Exposure After 2nd Confirmed Case In Nassau CountyThe highly-contagious disease can be caught just by being in a room where someone with measles has coughed or sneezed.
Free Back-To-School Vaccines Offered Today In YonkersAll children who do not have their required immunizations must have the first dose of vaccines within 14 days from the first day of school.
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?
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: Potential Exposure Reported At Newark Liberty International AirportOfficials say an international traveler who has been diagnosed with measles was at the airport on May 29.
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.
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.