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317 Articles Matching "measles"

U.S. measles cases at its highest since elimination in 2000: CDC

Apr 25, 2019 , Reuters
The United States has recorded 695 measles cases from 22 states as of April 24, the largest number of cases reported in the country since measles was eliminated in 2000, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday....
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Melinda Gates expresses frustration with anti-vaxxers as the US measles outbreak intensifies

Apr 25, 2019 , CNBC Health
"You need to vaccinate your children. It saves lives," says Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates...
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This is the worst year for measles in the US since the disease was eliminated nationally in 2000

Apr 25, 2019 , CNBC Health
As of Wednesday afternoon, 695 cases of measles were confirmed in 22 states, the CDC announced, surpassing the previous high of 667 cases for all of...
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Millions of children miss measles shots, creating outbreaks: UNICEF

Apr 25, 2019 , Reuters
More than 20 million children a year missed out on measles vaccines across the world in the past eight years, laying a path of exposure to a virus that is now causing disease outbreaks globally, a United Nations report said on Thursday....
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More than 20 million children worldwide miss out on the measles vaccine each year

Apr 25, 2019 , CNN Health
It takes two doses of measles vaccine to protect children from the disease. A troubling new report from UNICEF finds that 2.5 million children in the United States and 169 million children worldwide missed out on their first dose between 2010 and 2017....
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U.S. measles cases hit highest level since eradication in 2000

Apr 25, 2019 , Reuters
The United States has confirmed 695 measles cases so far this year, the highest level since the country declared it had eliminated the virus in 2000, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday....
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NYC measles outbreak worsens as infections near 400, including 2 pregnant women

Apr 25, 2019 , CNBC Health
Almost 400 people in New York City have contracted measles since the outbreak began in October, according to new data from the New York City Health...
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US measles outbreak is largest since disease was declared eliminated in 2000

Apr 25, 2019 , CNN Health
Measles cases in the United States have surpassed the highest number on record since the disease was declared eliminated nationwide in 2000....
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As Country Wages War On Largest Measles Outbreak In Decades, There’s Been Radio Silence From The White House

Apr 24, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
President Donald Trump’s absence in the national conversation about the measles outbreaks has prompted some debate in the public health community about whether he should be playing a more active role. Meanwhile, another 71 cases were reported last week, bringing this year's total to 626....
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U.S. Set to Break Measles Cases Record

Apr 24, 2019 , WebMD
Just a few months into the year, the United States is set to break an annual record for the number of measles...
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U.S. records 71 new measles cases in week as outbreak spreads

Apr 23, 2019 , Reuters
The United States recorded 71 new measles cases last week, a 13 percent increase as the country faces its second-worst outbreak of the disease in almost two decades, federal health officials said on Monday....
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Decline In Measles Vaccination Is Causing A Preventable Global Resurgence Of The Disease

Apr 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In 2000, measles was declared to be eliminated in the United States, when no sustained transmission of the virus was seen in this country for more than 12 months. Today, however, the United States and many other countries that had also eliminated the disease are experiencing concerning outbreaks of ......
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Measles nears record in US as the disease spreads in New York

Apr 23, 2019 , CNBC Health
The CDC confirmed 71 new cases of measles last week, bringing the total for the year to 626 cases. In 2010, the worst year on record since measles was said to be eradicated in the U.S., the CDC confirmed 667...
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US inches closer to measles record, with more than 600 cases reported

Apr 23, 2019 , CNN Health
There have been 626 cases of measles reported in the United States this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's 71 more than the agency reported last week in its weekly update....
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Jewish nurses debunk anti-vaxxer misinformation as measles spreads in NYC's ultra-Orthodox community

Apr 22, 2019 , CNBC Health
A group Jewish nurses is disputing a handbook that health officials say is fueling a measles outbreak in the ultra-Orthodox...
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A measles outbreak is dividing families in this orthodox Jewish community. Passover could make it worse

Apr 20, 2019 , CNN Health
As one of the holiest Jewish celebrations of the year arrives, families in the Hasidic section of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, face a dilemma....
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Are you protected from measles? It may depend on when you were born

Apr 20, 2019 , CNN Health
Nearly two decades after measles was declared eliminated in the US, the country and the globe have seen an upsurge of cases -- including adults who thought they were protected by the vaccine. Now, some are questioning whether they are properly vaccinated and whether they are still at risk for getting measles....
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Longer Looks: Roller-Skating For Reproductive Rights, The Truth About Dentists & The Measles Resurgence

Apr 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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Judge upholds New York City's mandatory measles vaccination order

Apr 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
A Brooklyn judge on Thursday ruled against a group of parents who challenged New York City's recently imposed mandatory measles vaccination...
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As Families Come Together For Passover, Public Health Officials Anxious Holiday Could Exacerbate Measles Outbreak

Apr 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Many of New York's measles cases have been in an ultra-Othrodox Jewish community and public health officials fear the upcoming holiday is a recipe for disaster. Other news on the outbreaks focuses on mandatory vaccinations, flight attendants, more cases, and vaccination...
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