Tag Archives: Measles

NYC orders mandatory vaccines for some amid measles outbreak

New York City declared a public health emergency Tuesday over a measles outbreak and ordered mandatory vaccinations in one neighborhood for people who may have been exposed to the virus. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the unusual order amid what he said was a measles “crisis” in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg section, where more than 250 people,… Read More »

Measles Outbreak Show Why Anti Vaxxers Made WHO's 10 Global Health Threats

One of the people affected by the Clark County, Washington, measles outbreak attended a Portland Trailblazers game at the Moda Center on January 11. Pictured here is the arena on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer) Look at what made the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) just-released list of “10 threats to global health in 2019.” Right… Read More »