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Jul 25, 2019

New Case of Measles Confirmed in LA County, 16th of 2019

New Case of Measles Confirmed in LA County, 16th of 2019

A new case of measles was confirmed in Los Angeles County Wednesday, and the county's department of public health said it is the 16th case confirmed in LA County in 2019.

Jul 13, 2019

Two New Measles Cases Reported in LA County

Two New Measles Cases Reported in LA County

Two new cases of measles in Los Angeles County residents are under investigation, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Heath said in a news release Friday.

May 2, 2019

Seventh Case of Measles Confirmed in Los Angeles County

Seventh Case of Measles Confirmed in Los Angeles County

Health officials Thursday confirmed a seventh case of measles in Los Angeles County, but the patient is not believed to have caused an exposure risk at any public locations.

Apr 30, 2019

LA Investigating Sixth Measles Case, OC Reports First Case

LA Investigating Sixth Measles Case, OC Reports First Case

Health officials said Tuesday they were investigating a sixth case of measles in Los Angeles County residents, while Orange County health officials confirmed the county's first case of 2019.

Apr 29, 2019

Nearly 2/3 Quarantined by LA Universities Due to Measles are Cleared

Nearly 2/3 Quarantined by LA Universities Due to Measles are Cleared

More than half of the nearly 800 students, faculty and staff members who were quarantined following exposure to the measles virus at two Los Angeles universities have been cleared to resume normal activities.

Apr 22, 2019

New York Outbreaks Drive US Measles Count Up to 626

New York Outbreaks Drive US Measles Count Up to 626

Outbreaks in New York state continue to drive up the number of U.S. measles cases, which are approaching levels not seen in 25 years. Health officials say 71 more cases were reported last week, with 68 of them...

Apr 20, 2019

Measles Count Rises in NY County at Heart of Outbreak

Measles Count Rises in NY County at Heart of Outbreak

The measles outbreak in Rockland County is continuing to grow, with 194 confirmed cases as of Friday, according to data posted by the county. Earlier this week, county officials outlined a new plan to...

Apr 10, 2019

NYC Declares Public Health Emergency Over Measles Outbreak

NYC Declares Public Health Emergency Over Measles Outbreak

Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency Tuesday amid a measles outbreak — the worst outbreak in New York City since 1991. The declaration comes after the New York City Health Department ordered...

Apr 15, 2015

Talks Resume Over Ending Waivers for Vaccines

Talks Resume Over Ending Waivers for Vaccines

California lawmakers are preparing for another round of heated talks Wednesday on whether the state should prevent parents from seeking vaccination exemptions for their children because of religious or personal...

Feb 4, 2015

Dr. Bruce: Vaccinating Your Baby

Dr. Bruce: Vaccinating Your Baby

In the wake of the current measles outbreak, many parents are concerned about when to get their babies the MMR vaccine. NBC4’s Dr. Bruce Hensel has answers and advice.

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