"About 18,000 Dade high school students not currently immunized against measles, mumps and other diseases could be banned from school until they get their shots."
Showrunner Sera Gamble tells Newsweek all about the inspiration behind the anti-vaccine storyline in "YOU" Season 3.
Social media users and fellow members of Congress mocked the GOP congressman's suggestion.
One in five Americans now say they are vaccine skeptics. As resistance expands beyond COVID, health experts call the potential impact 'extremely concerning.'
The news comes four days after the U.S. stopped in-bound flights of Afghan evacuees after measles were detected.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the delay was due to a limited measles outbreak among Afghan refugees arriving in America.
Health officials said four residents were "exposed to an unimmunized, international visitor who was infectious with measles."
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.
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.