Public health officials blame the measles resurgence on the spread of misinformation about vaccines.
The United States so far this year has recorded 764 cases of measles in 23 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declared the disease eradicated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But New York has the biggest outbreak, accounting for nearly 700, or more than 80 percent, of the cases nationwide. Up to 90 per cent of people who are exposed will catch the virus if not immunised.
A total of 75 new cases were reported in the week ending May 10, among which 41 were reported in New York City and 25 in nearby Rockland County.
Lawmakers in Oregon, New Jersey, New York, Iowa, Vermont and Minnesota are considering bills to eliminate non-medical exemptions that allow unvaccinated children to attend public schools.
The vaccine is 93% effective against measles after one dose and 97% effective after two doses.
About one or two out of every 1,000 people who get measles will die from the disease, but the illness has not caused a death in the USA since 2015, according to the CDC. According to health officials, most of the new cases were reported in New York City and its suburbs, where hundreds of cases have been reported this year.
"We saw. a lot of kids with measles and pneumonia, measles and croup, measles and acute encephalitis", says Dr. Joel Forman, who was just starting his pediatric residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City in the summer 1990.
Measles is a virus that brings fever and rash, it is highly infectious and anyone who is not vaccinated against the virus can be infected at any age.
Measles was once common in the United States but gradually became rare after vaccination campaigns that started in the 1960s.
As for adults, the CDC recommends that those who were born during or after 1957 who do not have evidence of immunity against measles should get at least one dose of MMR.
The level of detail here is really astonishing, and you can see that this isn't simply an easy tie-in. The Byers' house features a front porch with furniture, living room, dining room and Will's bedroom.
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Fournier leaves behind a wife, who is disabled. "People need a little more patience than what they have these days". Police said she was seen in the security video, which has yet to be released, walking away holding the boy's hand.
The leaks resulted in Theresa May firing her defense minister Gavin Williamson, despite Williamson denying leaking anything. The new order, if enacted, won't change much for big wireless carriers, which aren't using Huawei equipment, Reuters says.
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Vijay Singh withdraws from PGA Championship
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