With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
The Baltimore County Department of Health is offering free flu vaccinations at eight of its health centers.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.
For years, Anne Arundel County had a problem with rabid animals in populated areas. A few years ago, before it was cut off, federal funds practically eliminated the threat.
Measles outbreak. A health warning nationwide, as cases hit a 20-year high. Federal health officials trace the spike back to people who don’t get vaccinated and then travel overseas.
The flu is running rampant. It’s already sent thousands of people to the hospital. Across the country, 20 children have died.
Despite vaccines that prevent it, the number of whooping cough cases is up significantly across the nation.
Federal immunization goals remain unmet, the CDC says.
Anne Arundel County health officials are taking to the air to vaccinate raccoons for rabies.
Health alert on the train. A person carrying a very contagious illness came through the Baltimore area.
There’s a confirmed case of the measles in Maryland and the health department is warning others could have been exposed.