There have been approximately 310,000 suspected measles cases in the DRC since the outbreak was declared in 2018.
Seattle families were notified of changes to school policy. To attend school, students must be fully vaccinated, in the process of doing so, or have a signed Certificate of Exemption.
Recent reports of people infected with measles visiting five different U.S. airports have prompted fears of potential outbreaks in multiple regions of the country.
Austin Public Health is working with health departments in Central Texas to tell people what kind of risk of exposure to the disease there has been.
Health officials urged unvaccinated members of the public to get their shots.
140,000 people died worldwide of the measles in 2018 in spite of the existence of effective vaccines against the disease. The highest death toll lay among children under the age of five.
Officials of the Pacific island nation have recorded 60 deaths linked to the outbreak, mostly children.
A state of emergency was declared in Samoa this week as the country continues to battle a measles crisis that's claimed 20 lives to date.
Researchers found 54 percent of anti-vaccine ads were posted by the World Mercury Project and Stop Mandatory Vaccination. There were "significantly" higher numbers of buyers for pro-vaccine ads
The study provides more proof that children should be vaccinated against the virus, experts stressed.
The film features disgraced former doctor Andrew Wakefield.
The measles patient was at the theme park in Anaheim, California on October 16 after visiting a Starbucks coffee shop in Los Angeles.
UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced Sunday that the UK government is considering making vaccinations mandatory for school children.
The state repealed religious exemptions earlier this year in response to the worst outbreak of measles in the U.S. for more than two decades.
Over 3,200 people have died from measles in the Central African country since the start of 2019.
The study comes as 1,215 people have been diagnosed with measles due to an outbreak in the U.S.
Researchers developed a model to forecast measles rates in the state.
Vaccines protect children from infection, but also makes them less likely to spread diseases to vulnerable people.
The El Al staff member fell ill on a flight in March and died five months later.
She is for medical exemptions, and has a reason why.
Health officials across five U.S. states warned people infected with measles that they could be prevented from traveling on planes.
Anti-vax and vaccine hesitant communities have launched powerful narrative appeals to counter scientific fact—and it doesn't take much for them to put us all at risk.
The anti-vaccine lobby has only grown more powerful as measles spreads across the U.S. Unless congressional action is taken, other vaccine-preventable diseases are likely to rise.
764 cases of measles have been reported across the country since January 1.
Our ancestors were subjected to full-strength, undiluted, CFC-free, pure-organic, additive-free natural selection. The biggest recipients were young children, for which evolution had the greatest appetite of all.
Anti-vax parents are undermining the public good, hurting other people and also costing the economy millions of dollars.
The Freewinds vessel has left St. Lucia after several days being held in quarantine.