In our news wrap Thursday, a U.S. official said Iran may have killed more than a thousand people in a crackdown on mass protests. Brian Hook, U.S. special representative for Iran, cited reports from intelligence analysis and inside the country;…
PBS NewsHour breaks down the U.S. fall and rise of the measles in 3 charts.
By Nsikan Akpan, Vanessa Dennis
A new study reminds us of how much vaccine effectiveness hinges on one thing: our personal genetics.
By Nsikan Akpan
Vaccinations have been made mandatory this summer for campers and staff in several counties north of New York City that annually fill up with kids from the Orthodox Jewish communities that have been hit hardest by measles.
By Michael Hill, Associated Press
By Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press
Unvaccinated or undervaccinated kindergartners in at least 10 states were allowed to enroll provisionally for the last school year, without any formal exemption.
By Nsikan Akpan
If you had measles as a child, do you need another shot? What if you can’t remember if you were vaccinated? Your measles questions answered.
State and local officials are taking strong steps in response to the largest U.S. measles outbreak since 2000. In California, staff and students at UCLA and California State-Los Angeles were required to stay home after an outbreak there. Dr. Anthony…
By John Rogers, Associated Press
The action at the University of University of California, Los Angeles, and California State University, Los Angeles — which together have more than 65,000 students — reflected the seriousness with which public health officials are taking the nation's measles outbreak.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
New York City health officials on Wednesday reported 61 new cases since late last week, apparently pushing this year's nationwide tally past the 667 cases reported for all of 2014. That would make 2019 the worst year for measles since…
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