Tag Archives: Measles

Qld Health warns about measles danger

Queenslanders have been warned about the dangers of measles and overseas travel after more than half of the 12 cases already diagnosed this year were linked to overseas trips. Health officials say people born after 1965 – especially those planning overseas travel – should have two doses of the measles vaccine to ensure they’re fully… Read More »

As NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in small area, larger city is threatened

A measles outbreak among a small segment of schoolchildren in New York has prompted the city’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare the public health crisis an emergency in parts of Brooklyn. But the actual danger is the sheer number of children in the the NYC public school system that go unvaccinated — which threatens… Read More »