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Ameera Butt
October 10, 2019 - 12:18 pm
There's an additional confirmed measles case in LA County. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is investigating the measles case Thursday and urging residents, especially those who travel internationally and those who have not been fully protected against measles, to get the measles...
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Ameera Butt
September 26, 2019 - 7:26 am
There's a new warning from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health about a measles case at LAX. So far, there have been 17 measles cases among LA County residents this year. That's in addition to 11 non-resident measles cases that traveled through LA County but excluding Pasadena and...
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August 29, 2019 - 10:45 am
Mumps has swept through 57 immigration detention facilities in 19 states since September, according to the first U.S. government report on the outbreaks in the overloaded immigration system. The virus sickened 898 adult migrants and 33 detention center staffers, the Centers for Disease Control and...
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CNS News
August 23, 2019 - 2:30 pm
ANAHEIM (CNS) - A teenage girl with measles visited Disneyland and Disney California Adventure theme parks this month and may have exposed other park-goers to the disease, Orange County health officials said today. The teen, who traveled to California from New Zealand, went to the theme parks on...
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CBS
August 14, 2019 - 10:32 am
A flight attendant who was diagnosed with measles after flying from New York to Israel has died. The family of Rotem Amitai confirmed to CBS News that the 43-year-old died after being hospitalized for months. "Rotem was a wonderful woman and a devoted mother," her family said in a statement,...
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August 07, 2019 - 7:45 am
(KNX 1070) - There's another measles scare in Southern California. The measles exposure is connected to a traveler who was at Union Station in July. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is investigating a non-resident measles case that traveled through Union Station while infectious...
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July 25, 2019 - 7:04 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County health officials Wednesday night confirmed another case of measles in a local resident, the 16th of the year in the county, and said they are looking to identify others who may be at risk for measles and have been exposed. The latest case involves travel...
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June 13, 2019 - 8:22 am
LOS ANGELES — Actress Jessica Biel says she's not opposed to vaccinations, but she does not support a bill in California that would limit medical exemptions. The 37-year-old has drawn criticism after appearing this week in Sacramento with vaccination skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to voice concerns...
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June 07, 2019 - 4:09 pm
LOS ANGELES - A person infected with measles passed through Los Angeles International Airport twice in late May, public health officials said today, and anyone who may have been exposed was being urged to check their immunization records and report any possible symptoms. The ⁦ @lapublichealth ⁩...
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May 30, 2019 - 1:18 pm
U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 971 measles cases so far this year, the highest tally in 27 years, and experts say it's not clear when the wave of illnesses will stop. Measles, once common in the U.S., became rare after vaccination campaigns that started in the 1960s. A decade ago, there...
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