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Anti-Vaccine Rallies Draw Hundreds In Epicenter Of Measles Outbreak
Anti-vaxxers gathered to share warnings and conspiracy theories at events in New York. One doctor even suggested that Jews are given "bad" vaccines.
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Measles Cases Soar To 839 Amid Worst Outbreak In 25 Years
The number of confirmed cases in the U.S. jumped by 75 within a single week.
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Washington State Narrows Exemptions For Measles Vaccine Requirement
A new law won't grant exemptions for the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine for personal or philosophical reasons.
Oregon Advances Bill To End Vaccine Exemptions Amid Measles Outbreak
The state has the highest kindergarten vaccine exemption rate in the country. Democrats want to change that.
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1 In 4 Americans Say Parents Should Get To Decide If Kids Are Vaccinated: Poll
The results come amid the worst measles outbreak in the country in 25 years.
Measles Outbreak Continues To Spread Across U.S. With 764 Cases Reported
Pennsylvania is the latest state to report a case to the CDC, bringing the number of states to 23.
Germany's Health Minister Proposes Major Fine On Parents Who Don't Vaccinate Kids
Jens Spahn wants to crack down on those who don't protect their children and others against measles.
Passengers Vaccinated For Measles To Be Allowed Off Scientology Cruise Ship
By Dick Drayer, Associated Press
Curacao health officials were tasked with assessing more than 300 people on the Freewinds, where there was a confirmed measles case.
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I Made National News In 1992 When I Got Measles. Here's Why My Story Matters Now.
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I'm still struck, 27 years later, that this disease could have easily killed me.
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Scientology Cruise Ship Leaves St. Lucia After Measles Quarantine
The vessel is underway after health officials provided vaccine to the ship.
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An ‘Endgame’ Infection?
Health officials in Orange County, California, are warning moviegoers who saw a midnight screening of “Avengers: Endgame” that they may have contracted measles from an infected audience member.
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Scientology Church's Cruise Ship Quarantined In St. Lucia Over Confirmed Measles Case
Passengers and crew were not allowed to leave the ship during the quarantine because of the possibility of spreading the highly contagious disease.
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Woman Infected With Measles May Have Exposed 'Avengers: Endgame' Audience
A California movie theater employee warned film fans, "People, if you know you have the measles, please don’t come to a movie theater, let alone a public place.”
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Pete Buttigieg Backpedals On Vaccine Exemptions
The 2020 presidential candidate first said he supported some personal and religious exemptions, but then said he only supported medical exemptions.
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How To Tell If You're Protected By The Measles Vaccine
A doctor breaks down what you need to know about your immunization status and whether you need a booster or not.
Trump Shifts On Measles Vaccine: 'They Have To Get The Shots'
The president previously implied there was a link between vaccines and autism.
Quarantine Orders Issued At 2 Los Angeles Universities Amid Measles Outbreak
Health officials declared a measles outbreak in Los Angeles County earlier this week.
California Immunization Bill Advances Amid Anti-Vaccine Protests
The legislation would require the state health department to vet medical exemptions.
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U.S. Measles Outbreak Now The Worst Since Disease Was Contained In 2000
There have been 695 measles cases so far this year across 22 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
Washington Senate Passes Bill That Would Limit Measles Vaccine Exemptions
The state is one of 17 that allows exemptions for "personal, moral or other beliefs.” That may soon change.
Measles Cases Are Rising Across The U.S. Here's What You Should Know.
With the disease spreading to new states and the number of cases only expected to rise, here’s what you need to know.
Israeli Flight Attendant In Coma After Contracting Measles: Report
The attendant aboard a New York to Tel Aviv flight has been in a "deep coma" with brain swelling, a health official said.
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Anti-Vaxxers Sue New York City Health Department Over Vaccine Mandate
New York City ordered mandatory measles vaccinations in parts of Brooklyn earlier this month amid a broad outbreak of the virus.
Measles Cases Hit Second-Highest Level In U.S. In 25 years
As of last week, 555 cases had been reported in 20 states, up from 15 states earlier this month.
Measles Cases This Year Surpass 2018's Full-Year Total
In just the first three months of 2019, the U.S. has already logged a disturbing surge in the illness, which was proclaimed eliminated in 2000.
California Public Health Officials Concerned About Rise In Measles Cases
Recent outbreaks have tended to be in communities with lower vaccination rates.
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