NYC Declares End To Measles Outbreak, But Fight Against Anti-Vaxxers Continues
According to Health Department officials, 42 days, or two consecutive incubation periods for the highly contagious virus have passed, allowing the city to declare itself measles-free.
Sep 3, 2019 4:50 PM
Ruling Against Anti-Vax Parents, Judge Upholds Ban On Religions Exemptions To Vaccines
NY Attorney General Letitia James was pleased with the decision, "Vaccines ensure the health and safety of our children, our families, and our communities."
Updated: Aug 26, 2019 11:54 AM
JetBlue Flight Briefly Quarantined At JFK Airport During 'Measles' Scare
A passenger had a rash that apparently worried crew members, according to Yeshiva World News.
Updated: Apr 29, 2019 12:09 PM
City Closes Four More Yeshivas, Fines Three Parents, As Judge Upholds City's Mandatory Vaccination Rule
The parents could face an $1,000 fine if the summons is upheld, or $2,000 if they don’t show up to court.
Updated: Apr 19, 2019 9:32 AM
Flight Attendant In Coma After Contracting Measles Following Flight From NYC To Tel Aviv
The woman was exposed to the virus via an infected passenger on her flight, and is now on a respirator in an intensive care unit.
Updated: Apr 18, 2019 3:58 PM
NYC Board Of Health Upholds Mandatory Measles Vaccinations In North Brooklyn
"The purpose of this emergency order isn’t to fine people. It’s to stress the urgency and the importance of getting vaccinated."
Updated: Apr 17, 2019 4:22 PM
NYC Shuts Down Yeshiva That Wouldn't Show Immunization Records
The announcement comes as the city has ramped up its efforts to fight the measles amid a dramatic spike in number of infections in recent weeks.
Updated: Apr 17, 2019 9:21 AM
Confusion Over Judge's Ruling As Unvaccinated Children Return To School In Rockland County
Though the judge was asked to rule specifically on the county’s emergency order — a separate lawsuit regarding the school regulations is under review by federal courts — his ruling went much further.
Updated: Apr 9, 2019 8:15 AM
Measles Outbreak Prompts State Of Emergency In Rockland County
Anyone under 18 years old who is not vaccinated for measles will be banned from public places starting at midnight.
Updated: Mar 26, 2019 3:59 PM
Nobel Prize Winner Tries To Explain Why Dumb Parents Don't Vaccinate Their Kids
It's not really rational.
Updated: Feb 8, 2015 11:02 AM
New Jersey Confirms First Measles Case
An unvaccinated infant is the state's first case this year.
Updated: Feb 7, 2015 10:26 AM
Unvaccinated Baby May Be NJ's First Measles Case Of 2015
It's unclear how the infant contracted measles.
Updated: Feb 6, 2015 9:59 AM
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