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Measles case confirmed in Oakland County

Measles case confirmed in Oakland County

State health officials have confirmed a case of travel-related measles in Oakland County. The case involved someone visiting from Israel after a stay in New York, the Oakland County Health Division said Wednesday. Potential exposures also may have occurred daily from...

Italy bans unvaccinated children from school

Italy bans unvaccinated children from school

Italian children have been told not to turn up to school unless they can prove they have been properly vaccinated. The deadline follows months of national debate over compulsory vaccination. Parents risk being fined up to €500 (£425; $560) if they send their...

Madagascar battles killer measles outbreak

Madagascar battles killer measles outbreak

Since last September and February, there were more than 79,000 cases of measles in Madagascar, 926 of which were fatal Since last September and February, there were more than 79,000 cases of measles in Madagascar, 926 of which were fatal (AFP Photo/Mamyrael)...

This is the worst year for measles since 1992

This is the worst year for measles since 1992

In just the first two months of 2019, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 206 individual confirmed cases of measles. According to data analysis from the Washington Post, reported cases of the infectious virus in January and...