Measles Vaccine

U.S. News
"We're embarrassed. We're chagrined," one infectious disease expert said of the potential loss of status, 19 years after the disease was declared eliminated.
U.S. News
The U.S. will lose its measles elimination status if the outbreaks continue, the CDC warns.
U.S. News
The U.S. may lose its elimination status if current trends continue, the CDC said.
U.S. News
Anti-vaxxers gathered to share warnings and conspiracy theories at events in New York. One doctor even suggested that Jews are given "bad" vaccines.
U.S. News
The number of confirmed cases in the U.S. jumped by 75 within a single week.
Politics
A new law won't grant exemptions for the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine for personal or philosophical reasons.
World News
Jens Spahn wants to crack down on those who don't protect their children and others against measles.
HuffPost Personal
I'm still struck, 27 years later, that this disease could have easily killed me.
Wellness
A doctor breaks down what you need to know about your immunization status and whether you need a booster or not.
Politics
The president previously implied there was a link between vaccines and autism.
U.S. News
A group of anonymous parents filed the lawsuit on Monday against local health officials over their new mandatory measles vaccination order.
Health
Researchers examined all children born in Denmark from 1999 to 2010 ― a group of 657,461 children.
Politics
A Texas state representative recently claimed antibiotics make the measles vaccine unnecessary. But antibiotics treat bacterial infections, and measles is caused by a virus.
Politics
Hundreds of anti-vaxxers descended on Washington's capital amid the state's worst measles outbreak in decades.
Parenting
As the Washington measles outbreak continues, parents of infants worry.
Parenting
The measles outbreak is a perfect example of how parents put their own kids, and others, at risk.
Impact
Until the second half of the 20th century, the only way a child could become immune to infectious diseases like whooping cough or measles was to actually get the disease and survive it. Too often, however, infection led to tragic, premature death.
Wellness
The Disneyland case illustrates both the fast spread of this virus and the urgent need for public health policies that can help boost vaccination rates and eradicate this disease once and for all.
Wellness
"They're finding bubonic plague on the subway!" a friend recently said to me. "How afraid should I be?" Some subway riders
Wellness
Measles is a serious and highly contagious disease, but, fortunately, we can prevent it with immunizations. I understand that some parents are concerned about vaccines. The evidence about the MMR vaccine's safety and benefits is strong and consistent. Here are some answers to the most commonly asked questions I get...