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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 »

Mumps Outbreak Reported at Temple U.

Ten confirmed cases of mumps, six probable cases, and a case under investigation have been reported at Temple University in Philadelphia. The university reported the first case of the contagious, vaccine-preventable disease on Feb. 28 but did not say how many people were infected, CNN reported. The new update was provided by Christopher Vito, associate… Read More »