More Than 800 Cases Of Measles Reported In USThe number of measles cases in the US is now at 839 for the year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly measles update.
Church Of Scientology Cruise Ship Quarantined In The Caribbean Over Measles ConcernsA quarantined cruise ship reportedly owned by the Church of Scientology has a confirmed case of measles onboard, according to health authorities in the Caribbean island of St. Lucia.
Floridians, Visitors Urged to Get Vaccinated Against MeaslesThe Florida Department of Health is urging state residents and visitors who have not been immunized to get vaccinated.
Measles Case Reported In Broward CountyA South Florida newspaper is reporting a measles case in Broward County.
New Cases Of Measles Diagnosed In FloridaFlorida health officials confirmed two more cases of measles diagnosed in Florida, where an unvaccinated child came down with the illness earlier this week.
CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In 21 StatesThe Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says it's monitoring an outbreak of measles in 21 states.
Miami-Dade Has Confirmed Case Of MeaslesWhile rare in South Florida, a confirmed case of measles has been detected in a child in Miami-Dade.
Florida Confirms Measles In 2 Unvaccinated AdultsTwo cases of measles have been confirmed by the Florida's Department of Health. The measles were found in two unvaccinated adults in Indian River County.
Health Officials: International Traveler Had Measles While In South FloridaThe Florida Department of Health has confirmed that an international traveler, who attended a conference in Central Florida and spent time in South Florida, had the measles.
Congresswoman Wants To Make Measles Shots MandatoryIn light of the recent outbreak of measles, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson said she plans to file a legislation which would require all students who attend public schools to get vaccinated.
State Health Dept. Urges Measles VaccinationsThe Florida Department of Health is urging residents to get vaccinated for the measles if they haven't done so already.
Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not VaccinateWith 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.
An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. HistoryThroughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
Report: Dade Lags In Kindergarten ImmunizationsMore than 20 percent of kindergarten students in Miami-Dade County lacked complete immunizations in the previous school year, the highest percentage of Florida's 67 counties, according to a new report.
Measles Cases Jump In U.S.Parents of unvaccinated children should watch out because for the first time since the mid-1990’s, measles cases are up significantly in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control.