New York City Declares Public Health Emergency Over Measles Outbreak

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency on Tuesday amid the city's largest measles outbreak in decades. The New York Times reports that there have been 285 confirmed measles cases since the city's outbreak began in the fall. To combat the contagious infection--which is...
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New York County Bans Unvaccinated Minors in Public Amid Measles Outbreak

Rockland county, a northern suburb of New York City, put into motion on Tuesday a ban against unvaccinated children in public places in response to a measles outbreak. The AP reports that , for the next 30 days, minors who have not been vaccinated will be barred from shopping malls, civic centers,...
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