A measles outbreak has reached 14 states and infected more than 100 people. The disease had been considered eradicated in the U.S., but parents’ skepticism about the safety and usefulness of vaccines in recent years has made room for measles…
As thousands of Super Bowl XLIX spectators flood into Phoenix for Sunday's game, health officials are on high alert to make sure the flare-up of measles in the state doesn't get worse.
New York officials said Saturday that a college student who had tested positive for measles was contagious when he boarded an Amtrak train last Sunday and potentially exposed thousands of travelers to the infection.
By Nedra Pickler, Associated Press
Amid the measles outbreak stemming from California, the White House is telling parents that science indicates they should vaccinate their children.
By Jenny Marder
Contained inside the data of the latest measles outbreak is a surprising — and troubling — number. Among the 51 measles cases linked directly to Disneyland, six of the people had received their measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, according to…
U.S. health officials say the recent measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in Southern California continues to ripple across the nation with approximately 100 cases reported so far. How great a risk does this pose and how can people protect…
In our news wrap Friday, the deadline passed for the Japanese government to pay $200 million in ransom to Islamic State for two hostages. Japanese officials are still trying to free the two captives. Also, a pro-Russian rebel leader said…
By Jasmine Wright
California’s Department of Public Health confirmed Monday seven more cases of measles tied to outbreaks from Disney theme parks in California, bringing the total number of infected to 26.
Ebola remains at the forefront of public safety concerns, but there are a number of illnesses that pose a far greater health risk. Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Dr. William Schaffner, the chairman of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Vanderbilt…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
If you live in the U.S. and aren't traveling to West Africa, you're not likely to catch Ebola. But these six diseases should worry you -- especially if you're a parent with small children.
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