(NEW YORK) -- National MMR coverage has dropped 2% from the 2019-2021 school year to the 2022-2023 school year, which means approximately 250,000 kindergartners are at risk for measles infection around the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The 93.1% rate... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The number of measles cases linked to an elementary school outbreak in South Florida has risen to six.The outbreak at Manatee Bay Elementary School in Weston -- 20 miles west of Fort Lauderdale and located in Broward County -- was first... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The number of measles cases linked to an elementary school outbreak in southern Florida has risen to five.The outbreak at Manatee Bay Elementary School in Weston -- 20 miles west of Fort Lauderdale and located in Broward County -- was first... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Over the last several years, isolated outbreaks of measles have been popping up across the United States.Most recently, between Dec. 1, 2023, and Jan. 23, 2024, there have been 23 confirmed cases of measles with infections reported in Pennsylvania, New Jersey,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning clinicians to remain on alert for measles cases due to a growing number of infections.Between Dec. 1, 2023, and Jan. 23, 2024, there have been 23 confirmed cases of measles including seven... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Despite having a very effective and easily available vaccine, measles outbreaks have continued to pop up in the United States over the last two decades.Most recently, there have been eight cases confirmed in Philadelphia since December 2023, all among unvaccinated individuals.... Read More.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- A group of doctors in Philadelphia is offering free measles vaccines on the heels of an outbreak in the city.There have been eight confirmed cases of the disease since late December, all among unvaccinated people, according to the Philadelphia Department of Public... Read More.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- The Philadelphia Department of Health is tracking a measles outbreak in the city, with eight confirmed cases as of Monday.Health officials told ABC News all confirmed cases are among non-immune individuals.The health department said it's actively tracking current cases and has listed... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Exemptions for immunizations required in school are on the rise in the U.S., leading to concerns among medical experts that diseases like measles could soon make a comeback in many states.In November, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Global cases of measles increased by 18% from 2021 to 2022, following a drop in vaccinations over the past few years, according to a new report Thursday from the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Deaths due to... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Infants eligible for a measles vaccine should receive one prior to international travel, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said amid rising cases of the highly contagious disease during the summer travel season.The guidance came as part of a Health Alert... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- American Samoa has issued a public health emergency after an outbreak of measles has spread across the U.S. territory.As of Tuesday, there has been one laboratory-confirmed case among an 8-year-old and 31 suspected and/or probable cases of the highly infectious disease,... Read More.