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.
This year’s measles outbreak in the U.S. is the largest in 20 years, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. A total of 228 confirmed cases have been reported to the CDC in the country between Jan.
By Kristin Miller
On March 7, the New York City Department of Health issued a warning about an outbreak of measles in northern Manhattan and the Bronx and urged all New Yorkers to make sure they are vaccinated against measles. Canadian…
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