Measles has been reported in 20 states this year, with notable outbreaks in NY and Washington. But when an worldwide traveler exposed to measles overseas brings the disease into the country, pockets of unvaccinated communities within the USA enable the disease to spread. So far in 2019, there have been 555 measles cases across 20 states.
The New York Health Department also announced Monday it shut down the United Talmudical Academy child care center for 3-5-year-olds in Williamsburg for refusing to - or being unable to - disclose vaccination and attendance records for students attending its center, a violation of the health commissioner's emergency order issued last week.
Mayor Bill de Blasio declared the city's outbreak a public health emergency last week and ordered unvaccinated people in the affected parts of Brooklyn to get the vaccine or face a fine.
NY health officials said the Brooklyn outbreak was caused by an unvaccinated child returning from a trip to Israel, which is also grappling with an outbreak.
Health officials in Rockland County, New York, tried to bar unvaccinated children from public places, but a judge prohibited the county from enforcing that rule.
Tiger Woods to Get Presidential Medal of Freedom
The victory for Woods at Augusta represented an epic comeback, almost 11 years after his last victory in a major tournament. With his win at the Masters on Sunday, Tiger Woods put a cap on one of the greatest individual comeback stories of all time.
Millions of children have been immunised in Madagascar and the Philippines to curb the outbreaks.
"Most measles outbreaks in the U.S. stop sooner than this", she said. If the outbreaks aren't brought under control, public health experts worry that the cases in 2019 will hit a record almost two decades after measles's "elimination" in the United States.
"There is insufficient evidence of a measles epidemic or unsafe outbreak to justify the respondents' extraordinary measures, including forced vaccination", said the lawsuit, identifying the parents only by their initials. There have been 25 hospitalizations and of the six people who have been taken to the intensive care unit, two remained and were in stable condition. "This should not happen", said Dr. William Schaffner, medical director of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and an adviser to the CDC on vaccines. These outbreaks should not be happening. We should not have active measles in the United States.
Philadelphia Eagles' cornerback Jalen Mills was arrested for a fight with Washington Wizards forward Devin Robinson . Jalen Deshawn Mills, a 25-year-old cornerback for the Eagles , was also arrested after the fight.
He did however announce the appointment of a new NISS head after the intelligence agency's chief Salih Ghosh resigned on Saturday. The gas-rich country is locked in a almost two-year-old diplomatic standoff with Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt.
Images and video showed flames and thick plumes of smoke billowing up and around the spire, which is surrounded by scaffolding. Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo labelled the fire "terrible" despite the extent of the damage being unclear at this stage.
Kolkata: Delhi Capitals defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets in their Indian Premier League match here Friday. Shikhar Dhawan and Sunil Narine have had an interesting contest in the IPL so far.
The apex court said then it was appropriate to examine the scope of powers of the poll panel which is also a constitutional body. The SC bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had ordered the representative of EC to appear before it on Tuesday.
According to a source, the public's perception of the scam is 'nothing compared to what her daughters think of her. She has been spotted staying with friends in LA instead of at home with her parents in Bel Air.
It marked his first home run since blasting one against ex-teammate Zack Britton and the Yankees on August 24 of last season. Back in 2013, Davis won the Silver Slugger Award, when he put the entire league on notice with 53 homers and 138 RBI.
Shannon Studstill, the head of God of War developer Sony Santa Monica, penned a nice blog post about the game's anniversary. If you haven't played Dad Simulator - uh, God of War - yet, you can pick it up on the PlayStation store for just $39.99 .
Three killed in Everest airport crash
The airfield is notorious for its short runway and perilous approach, sitting at an elevation of over 2,800 meters. In spring, domestic airline companies conduct over 50 flights everyday to Lukla, known as Tenzing Hillary airport.
Trump 'celebrating' tax day in Minnesota
But history would appear to be against him: Minnesota has not voted for a Republican for president since Richard Nixon in 1972. But so far, the tax cuts haven't delivered a major shot of financial adrenaline to most families.
United States congratulates new Palestinian government
If implemented, the move would be a grave a blow to Palestinian aspirations of a two-state solution based on the 1967 borders. Shtayyeh was named Palestinian prime minister on March 10, replacing the independent university president Rami Al-Hamdallah.
Pelicans hiring former Cavs GM David Griffin
Griffin's first task with New Orleans will be to trade superstar big man Anthony Davis , who has requested a trade. It will be interesting to see if Griffin follows that script going forward.
Martin Truex Jr. wins at Richmond Raceway
Such achievements, he said, are not his focus, but nonetheless special. "We were close, but not close enough", Logano said. The defending race victor snagged the top starting spot for today's race as the qualifying session ended.
Passenger jumps out of jet to tarmac at Phoenix airport
Passenger Scott Laser told WABC that the plane veered left during the impact and then took a sharp right turn during the takeoff. The incident began Friday morning as a plane from Minneapolis was landing at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
The world's biggest airplane has taken its first flight
Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates in 1975, announced in 2011 that he had formed the privately funded Stratolaunch. It is powered by six Boeing 747 engines that give it a payload capacity of over half a million lbs (227,000 tons).
Deadly Storms Push Through US East Coast
Damage from that first round of storms included reports of trees down in Gwinnett, Walton, Paulding, Butts and Lamar counties. Suspected tornadoes were also reported in northern Shelby County stretching down to American Village near Montevallo.