In our news wrap Tuesday, New York City declared a public health emergency over a growing measles outbreak. City officials have confirmed 285 cases of the disease in Brooklyn and Queens since September, mostly among members of the Orthodox Jewish…
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
In social media's battle against misinformation, bogus claims about the dangers of vaccines are the next target.
Facing an outbreak that is now among the largest in the country — and the focus of newfound concerns about a national resurgence of the measles — the Rockland County executive this week took a step seemingly without precedent in…
By Cat Wise, Frank Carlson, Leah Nagy
Over 200 cases of measles have been confirmed in the U.S. in the past few months. About half of them occurred in the Pacific Northwest, leading Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to declare an emergency and the state legislature to propose…
By Joshua Barajas
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions will begin at 10 a.m. ET. Watch it here.
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