Tag Archives: Measles

Donald Trump declares parents should vaccinate their kids against measles

Donald Trump declares parents SHOULD vaccinate their children amid escalating measles outbreak – despite previously fanning debunked myths that the MMR shot could cause autism Donald Trump’s statement on Friday is the first time he has actively endorsed vaccines without implying risk He insists he is not against vaccines, but has always said he believes… Read More »

Measles alert: Warning issued after 22-year-old man diagnosed in Dubbo

People who have visited the Dubbo region in the past 10 days are being advised to watch out for symptoms of measles after a 22-year-old man was diagnosed with the highly-contagious disease. The man, who is unvaccinated, was diagnosed in Dubbo after returning from three weeks in New Zealand. His case is the 37th notification… Read More »

As NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in small area, larger city is threatened

A measles outbreak among a small segment of schoolchildren in New York has prompted the city’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare the public health crisis an emergency in parts of Brooklyn. But the actual danger is the sheer number of children in the the NYC public school system that go unvaccinated — which threatens… Read More »