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Measles vaccine
Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion
June 16, 2019 - 3:07 pm
The battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 27 years has a new front: summer camp.
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FILE - In this March 27, 2019 file photo, a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y., north of New York City. On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, federal health officials updated the U.S. measles case count, saying 1,001 illnesses have been reported since the beginning of the year. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 14, 2019 - 5:31 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules. The Democrat-led Senate and Assembly voted...
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Press Association
Kimberly Dole
June 13, 2019 - 10:13 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The state Senate is expected to vote to end a religious exemption for vaccinations in New York on Thursday and the Assembly is set to move the bill to the floor for a vote in the coming days. Amid an outbreak of measles, the state Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo appear set...
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Measles
Dreamstime
June 08, 2019 - 1:08 pm
New Jersey health officials are warning people who might have been to a Union County office about a week and a half ago that they may have been exposed to a contagious measles patient.
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Measles vaccine
Roman Didkivskyi
Kimberly Dole
May 30, 2019 - 7:49 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Health Department officials say that New York’s measles outbreak, has now spread to Staten Island and Manhattan. The number of people diagnosed with measles has risen to 550 the Health Department reports. Seven of those cases are Staten Island residents with another residing...
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Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz is among those calling for an end to religious exemptions for measles vaccinations.
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Mike Montone
May 28, 2019 - 2:28 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Measles cases have now reached 940 with outbreaks in 26 states around the country. RELATED: Rockland County exec calls on Trump to require visitors to prove measles immunization Conn. lawmakers warned state is at risk for measles outbreaks New York accounts for 82 percent of...
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Measles vaccine
Roman Didkivskyi
Andrew Weber
May 21, 2019 - 7:42 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Rockland County Executive Ed Day, a Republican, is calling on the Trump administration to require foreign visitors to have proof of immunizations to measles to enter the country. “This needs to be done, not tomorrow, not in a week, not in a month, and not in a year,” said Day...
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Measles de blasio
1010 WINS
1010 WINS Newsroom
May 14, 2019 - 10:48 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The city health department has shut down another school for not following orders to exclude unvaccinated students. RELATED: Conn. lawmakers warned state is at risk for measles outbreaks US measles cases still climbing, topping 800 for year New York accounts for 82 percent of...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 8, 2019 file photo, University of Pittsburgh pharmacy student Alexandria Taylor prepares syringes during a free measles vaccination clinic by the Allegheny County Health Department at the Homewood-Brushton YMCA in Pittsburgh. On Monday, May 13, 2019, U.S. health officials say the year’s count of measles cases has surpassed 800, in a growing tally that already is the nation’s highest in 25 years. (Steph Chambers/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
May 13, 2019 - 12:05 pm
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 for the entire year. The Centers...
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Measles vaccine
Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion
May 13, 2019 - 11:25 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The CDC has provided an update on the measles outbreak and it does not look good for New York. It found that this year's count of measles cases has reached 839 -- that's the most since 1994, when 963 were reported for the entire year. RELATED: US measles cases still climbing...
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