Legal Battle Over New York City's Measles Vaccination Order Back In CourtThe board of health issued an emergency order last week, requiring Brooklyn residents in the affected zip codes to get vaccinated. Those who failed to comply faced a $1,000 fine or possible criminal penalties.
As Measles Outbreak Grows, Judge Refuses To Lift NYC Vaccination OrderThe number of confirmed measles cases in New York City since October is now 359.
Woman Who Works On New York Flights Lapses Into Coma After Catching MeaslesIsrael's Ministry of Health says she may have contracted the disease in New York, in Israel or on a flight between the two.
Rockland County Officials Announce Next Steps In Fight Against MeaslesThe county is currently dealing with 186 confirmed measles cases. Meanwhile in New York City, the health department shut down a Brooklyn preschool after it allegedly refused to provide vaccination records.
Health Officials Shut Brooklyn Child Care Facility Amid Fight Over Measles OutbreakThere are 329 confirmed measles cases since the beginning of the outbreak last October.
Westchester, Rockland Counties Offer Free Measles Vaccines As They Struggle To Contain OutbreakNew York’s measles outbreak has now infected nearly 500 people. Lawmakers and health officials urge residents to get their vaccinations.
Doctors Take On The Myths About Measles, VaccinationsHealth authorities say one big reason why measles is spreading is misinformation.
County Officials List Latest Sites Of Measles Exposure Amid Statewide OutbreakThursday’s announcement came a day after Westchester County officials confirmed eight cases, in addition to more than 400 in Rockland County and Brooklyn combined.
Lawmakers Look To End Religious Exemptions To Vaccinations As Measles Spread Across New YorkOn the same day it was discovered that eight kids in Westchester County are sick with measles, Dr. Amler stressed: children are in jeopardy
Measles Outbreak Spreads To Westchester County Unvaccinated ChildrenThe measles outbreak has spread to Westchester following the spike in infections in Rockland County and the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.
Health Emergency: City Mandates Vaccinations For Children And Adults Or Face $1,000 FineThe city has declared a public health emergency and mandated vaccinations for children and adults or risk facing a $1,000 fine.
Why 'Measles Parties' Are A Bad Idea For ParentsHealth officials made a specific point to condemn the resurgence of “measles parties,” get-togethers where parents gather unvaccinated children with kids already suffering with measles.