measles

  • Person infected with measles traveled through LAX, county health officials warn of exposures!

    Health officials are warning the public about an infectious person with measles who traveled through Los Angeles International Airport. The person was described as a non-resident of the area who traveled to LAX on July 23 at Tom Bradley International Terminal between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Health officials...
  • Travelers Warned Again of Measles Exposure at LAX After 3rd Confirmed Case at Airport

    For the third time in two months, public health officials are warning travelers of possible measles exposure at Los Angeles International Airport after an infectious person traveled between terminals there. Someone with the highly contagious illness landed April 3 in Terminal 7 at Gate 70A, then ate at the...
  • Rise in cases of measles outbreaks in one state under health emergency

    After health officials near Portland, Oregon, declared a public health emergency over a measles outbreak that’s affecting mostly young children, the viral infection continues to spread. Clark County, Washington, has identified 34 cases and nine suspected cases; 24 of those are among children younger than 10 years old, officials said...
  • 21 states hit with measles outbreak…Could yours be one ???

    Federal health officials are investigating a outbreak of measles this year that has spread to 21 states and the District of Columbia. From Jan. 1 to July 14, 107 people had contracted the disease, federal Centers for Disease Control officials said Wednesday. Measles cases have been reported in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana,...
  • Only 150 more cases of the measles could cost the US more than $2 million!

    Even 150 more cases of measles could cost public hospitals in the US $2.1 million, according to a new paper. The research shows that even small drops in the level of vaccinations can have big negative effects. For a study out today in JAMA Pediatrics, researchers analyzed data from the Centers...
  • Others may have been exposed to measles at popular beach

    New Hampshire health officials are warning the public about potential exposure to measles at one of its most popular beaches on the Atlantic Ocean. State officials say an out-of-state resident with measles visited Hampton Beach on July 9 and spent time there at several outdoor locations. They say people who are...
  • Whose administering the meds?!?!

        Fifteen young children have died in a botched measles vaccination campaign that saw people as young as 12 years old administering the vaccines, South Sudan’s government announced Friday. The United Nations said the children died of “severe sepsis/toxicity” from the contaminated vaccine, and the health ministry blamed...