Current U.S. measles outbreak ‘completely avoidable,’ officials say

The number of measles cases in the United States has reached a 25-year peak, propelled by the spread of misinformation about the vaccine that can prevent the disease, federal health officials said on Monday. Related N.S. health officials warn of possible measles exposure at Halifax hospital 71 new cases of measles recorded in U.S. as outbreak worsens The U.S. Centers […]

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Unvaccinated children banned from public spaces in N.Y. county

A county in New York City’s northern suburbs declared a state of emergency Tuesday over a measles outbreak that has infected more than 150 people since last fall, hoping a ban against unvaccinated children in public places wakes their parents to the seriousness of the problem. Related B.C. government to offer measles immunizations in schools starting in April Alberta mother […]

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