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Fred Bodimer
August 29, 2019 - 5:15 pm
The biggest outbreak in America is occurring in New York state — where a nearly year-long measles outbreak has hit a community of Orthodox Jews, many of whom oppose vaccination.
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Fred Bodimer
June 05, 2019 - 4:17 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The worst measles outbreak in 27 years continues to grow -- despite repeated pleas for people to get vaccinated. Missouri and Illinois are two of the 26 states that have recorded cases of the measles so far this year. 41 new cases nationally last week. 981 total in the United...
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May 13, 2019 - 10:58 am
By MIKE STOBBE/AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say this year's count of measles cases has surpassed 800, a growing tally that is already the nation's highest in 25 years. A total of 839 cases were reported as of last week. That's the most since 1994, when 963 were reported...
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SALT LAKE CITY, UT - APRIL 26: In this photo illustration sterile water is prepared for a one dose bottle of measles, mumps and rubella virus vaccine, made by MERCK, at the Salt Lake County Health Department on April 26, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo Illustration by George Frey/Getty Images)
Fred Bodimer
April 29, 2019 - 3:06 am
(KMOX) — A record-setting number of measles cases in the United States already this year -- the highest in 25 years -- and it's not just kids who are getting the illness. Adults are among some of the latest to come down with the measles -- leaving some to wonder if the vaccinations they received as...
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In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the skin of a patient after three days of measles infection is seen at a New York hospital in 1958.
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March 13, 2019 - 3:33 pm
The federal judge cited an "unprecedented measles outbreak" in suburban Rockland County, New York.
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In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the skin of a patient after three days of measles infection is seen at a New York hospital in 1958.
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March 09, 2019 - 2:09 pm
Case associated with previously-identified outside Missouri case
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In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the skin of a patient after three days of measles infection is seen at a New York hospital in 1958.
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February 28, 2019 - 4:25 pm
Any travelers who were at Midway between 9 p.m. and midnight on February 22 should assume they were exposed to measles.
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8/22/2018 - File photo dated 25/04/13 of a measles vaccination being administered. New university students should ensure they have been vaccinated against measles following outbreaks of the highly infectious illness, health officials have said. (Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA)
February 12, 2019 - 1:23 pm
"... god knows how I'm still alive."
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8/22/2018 - File photo dated 25/04/13 of a measles vaccination being administered. New university students should ensure they have been vaccinated against measles following outbreaks of the highly infectious illness, health officials have said. (Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA)
Fred Bodimer
February 04, 2019 - 7:27 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — A new push for the measles vaccine, as cases of the highly contagious virus grow in the Pacific Northwest. "My concern is that enough people aren't immunizing their kids," says SLU Care's Dr. Ken Haller . "We might start getting to a point where we have a critical mass un-...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, a child receives a measles vaccination in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The World Health Organization (WTO) said Monday Aug. 20, 2018, the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018 with at least 37 people dead from the disease, and called for increased immunization rates to prevent an endemic. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, FILE)
August 20, 2018 - 12:16 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization says the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018 and at least 37 people have died. The U.N. agency's European office said Monday more than 41,000 measles cases were reported in the region during the first half...
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