More Than 140,000 People Worldwide Died From Measles Last Year, Most Of Them Younger Than 5As the number of measles cases continued to soar, more than 140,000 people across the globe died from measles last year, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.
CDC: 'Reasonable Chance' US Will Lose Measles Elimination StatusOfficials said there's a "reasonable chance" the US will lose that measles elimination status in October because of ongoing measles outbreaks in New York.
Health Officials Warn Of Possible Measles Exposure At DullesHealth officials in northern Virginia are warning the public about potential exposure to measles after a child in the region contracted the illness.
U.S. Measles Cases Surpass 1K This YearThe number of cases of measles in the United States this year has surpassed 1,000, the US Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. The agency said there have been 1,001 cases so far this year.
Maryland Health Department Reports Fifth Measles CaseA fifth measles case has been reported in Maryland, according to the Maryland Department of Health.
Hepatitis A Infections Increased By Nearly 300 Percent Over 2 Years, Report SaysHepatitis A, a vaccine-preventable illness, like measles, has made a resurgence among adults in the United States who are at risk for the infection, according to a new report.
LifeBridge Health Lifts Measles Restrictions For Visitors Under 14 LifeBridge Health has lifted its temporary restriction for visitors under age 14, after putting the ban in place following confirmation of several cases of measles in the Pikesville area.
Cruise Ship Quarantined Due To Measles OutbreakA cruise ship with 300 on board is under quarantine in St. Lucia because of a possible measles outbreak. A female crew member tested positive for the virus and is now in isolation.
'Avengers' Moviegoers In California May Have Been Exposed To MeaslesAn unidentified woman who contracted measles abroad when to a screening of the “Avengers: Endgame” last Thursday in California and potentially exposed hundreds of people to the virus.
Doctors Say People Born In 1960s, 70s May Need Booster Shot As Over 700 Measles Cases Confirmed In USThe highly contagious virus is sweeping the country coast to coast with 704 cases confirmed so far in 2019.
Measles Cases Grow Across U.S., 4 Reported In Maryland The U.S. is inching closer to an unwelcome record- there are now more than 600 measles cases reported.
Fourth Measles Case Reported In MarylandA fourth measles case is now confirmed in Maryland.
Measles Cases Prompts Travel Concerns As Passover, Easter Holidays ApproachHealth officials have been pushing to vaccinate to try and slow the spread of the disease, especially as two religious holidays approach, which could prompt travel to other affected areas.
Third Measles Case Confirmed In Maryland, Health Officials Name Two New Locations Of ExposureHealth officials have confirmed a third case of measles in Maryland.
1,200 Doses Of Measles Vaccine Sent To Baltimore County Clinic Following 3rd Reported CaseA third confirmed case of measles in Maryland came this week as outbreak spiked nationwide.