What Others Say: On vaccination exemptions amid ongoing measles outbreaks
Measles outbreaks continue to lacerate communities from coast to coast, and there’s absolutely no reason for it. The latest involve dozens of new cases in New York and in Clark
The Ultra-Orthodox Keep Causing Measles Outbreaks. Why Aren’t They Vaccinating?
Is it an anti-vaccination problem — or a Hasidic problem?
How vulnerable is Colorado to a measles outbreak due to its low vaccination rate? Experts weigh in.
Measles outbreaks continue to pop up across the United States, with the number of confirmed cases of the once-eradicated disease now exceeding 700 in 22 states — but so far, only one person in Colorado has become ill with the highly contagious virus. In January, a Denver resident was placed in isolation and treated for…
Science Says: Why Europe still has so many measles outbreaks
LONDON (AP) — While parts of the world have all but banished measles, Europe is still getting hit with large outbreaks where some people don't get vaccinated. Measle
2019 measles outbreak: How to track the spread in the US and other countries
Here's How Much America's 2019 Measles Outbreak Is Costing Us
Map: Here's what a measles outbreak could look like in Houston
Measles, which are highly infectious, have re-emerged as a public health threat after having been largely eradicated by 2000. Harris County ranks as the ninth most at risk county of having clusters of people contract measles, according to the Houston Chronicle.
Honolulu among cities that could see measles outbreak, scientists predict
Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami are the cities most likely to see the next measles outbreaks, according to an unusual new study.
U.S. Measles Outbreak Continues as CDC Confirms 20 New Cases
The Centers for Disease Control had unsettling news to share on Tuesday, announcing that America’s fight against a recent outbreak of measles is far fr ...
What Californians should know about the measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest
Q and A with UCI’s Dr. Shruti Gohil, who treated measles patients during the outbreak that began at Disneyland in 2014.
How to Protect your Family from Hudson Valley Measles Outbreak
Recently there has been a significant amount (86 confirmed cases) of measles outbreaks in Rockland County and 5 cases in Orange County. The New York State Department of Health has also warned the public regarding the outbreak in NY’s lower Hudson Valley and parts of New York City. Make sure you know the symptoms and how to protect your family during this scary time.
Rockland, Brooklyn, Lakewood, Israel: How a measles outbreak affects different communities
There are 108 cases of measles in Rockland, Brooklyn and Lakewood, NJ. The cases originated from Israel, where there are more than 1,500 cases.
Rockland measles outbreak declared over; why officials say it's unlikely to recur
High immunization rates and two measles-free incubation periods make a big outbreak unlikely, officials said.
Lakewood measles outbreak reaches 12 cases: Here are 13 places you may have been exposed
A measles outbreak that started in late October has led to 11 confirmed cases. Here are the places, all in Lakewood, where you may have been exposed.
If your baby hasn't been vaccinated, should your family travel during a measles outbreak?
Recently, my family was presented with an opportunity to make a once-in-a-lifetime trip to a country in Southeast Asia. We mapped out our flights and chose a hotel. Then, alarmed by the recent resurgence of measles, we checked the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - and learned there had been several reported cases of measles in the country The trip's dates are nonnegotiable, and my son will be two weeks shy of 6 months old - the earliest an…
If your baby is too young to be vaccinated, should your family travel during a measles outbreak?
Factors include the infant’s age, whether it has been breastfed and its health.
School nurses on front line against anti-vaxxers, measles outbreaks. Why aren’t there more of them?
School nurses help contain the spread of diseases like measles. Too bad most California districts have few or none at all
Learn the Importance of Extracurricular Activities
You’ve seen the joy in your child’s eyes – that light that shines when they’re in awe of something new, or they understand a fresh concept. We see it too – in Vivaldi Music Academy students! Creating music has an incredible way of inspiring growth and joy in children, but those aren’t it’s only benefits.
Candle Safety Tips: The importance
Here are ways to stay safe around the holidays with candles from New Canaan Fire Department Marshal Fred Baker.