Measles

January 10, 2019 - 3:17 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has confirmed one case of measles in a person who visited the city of Malibu while infectious. The unidentified person visited Malibu's Paradise Cove Beach Cafe on Dec. 29 from 12:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. #PressRelease : @...
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November 01, 2018 - 12:14 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is grappling with one of its worst measles outbreak in decades, with over 1,200 cases reported since the beginning of 2018. Israeli media reported Thursday that an 18-month-old baby died of complications of the disease at a Jerusalem hospital, the country's first death from...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, a child receives a measles vaccination in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The World Health Organization (WTO) said Monday Aug. 20, 2018, the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018 with at least 37 people dead from the disease, and called for increased immunization rates to prevent an endemic. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, FILE)
August 20, 2018 - 10:16 am
BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization says the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018 and at least 37 people have died. The U.N. agency's European office said Monday more than 41,000 measles cases were reported in the region during the first half...
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August 15, 2018 - 5:15 pm
(KNX 1070) - Measles cases around California so far this year have topped the total for all of 2017. There have been 18 cases so far with at least five in Los Angeles County and one in Orange County. There were 15 cases last year. Europe is dealing with a big measles outbreak with close to 13-...
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Lara Melo, 3-year-old, receives a vaccine against measles in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Brazilian health authorities launched a nationwide vaccination campaign against measles and polio, two diseases that are showing up in larger numbers in Latin America's largest nation after being all but eradicated. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
August 06, 2018 - 11:02 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's health ministry has launched a nationwide vaccination campaign to protect children from measles and poliomyelitis. The initiative follows a measles outbreak that affected over 700 people, only two years after the disease was eradicated in Latin America's largest...
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