More than half quarantined by LA universities are cleared

Health 04/29/19, 14:24

More than half of the nearly 800 students, faculty and staff members who were quarantined following exposure to the measles virus at two Los Angeles universities have been cleared to resume their normal activities.The quarantine marked one of the most ...

US measles cases top 700, with many illnesses among kids

U.S. 04/29/19, 10:19

Measles continues to spread in the United States, with more 704 cases reported so far this year in 22 states. U.S. health officials on Monday updated the national tally. It has already eclipsed the total for any full year since 1994, ...

Nearly 700 from LA universities still in measles quarantine

U.S. 04/27/19, 15:25

Nearly 700 people possibly exposed to measles at two Los Angeles universities are still quarantined three days after health officials ordered the precautions to contain the spread of the highly contagious disease.A spokesman for California State University, Los Angeles, said ...

Nebraska avoiding measles outbreak with high vaccine rate

Health 04/27/19, 09:54

Broderick Hansen hopped on the exam table recently at Children's Physicians West Village Pointe for his kindergarten vaccinations without any fuss.Among them was a second dose of the vaccine that will protect the 4-year-old from measles, the once nearly gone ...

Update: Los Angeles campuses cope with measles order

U.S. 04/26/19, 09:36

The Latest on measles quarantines at two Los Angeles universities (all times local):7:25 a.m.The quarantine order for students and staff who may have been exposed to measles at two Los Angeles universities requires them to remain at home until they ...

Quarantines at 2 LA universities amid US measles outbreak

U.S. 04/26/19, 00:39

A quarantine at two Los Angeles universities affected more than 200 students and staff who may have been exposed to measles and either have not been vaccinated or cannot verify that they are immune.The order issued in connection with the ...

Quarantines at 2 LA universities amid US measles outbreak

U.S. 04/25/19, 16:58

A quarantine order was issued Thursday for hundreds of students and staff at two Los Angeles universities who may have been exposed to measles and either have not been vaccinated or can't verify that they have immunity.Measles in the United ...

Update: Measles quarantine orders at 2 LA universities

U.S. 04/25/19, 16:45

The Latest on a measles outbreak (all times local):2:30 p.m.A quarantine order has been issued for students and staff at two Los Angeles universities who may have been exposed to measles and either have not been vaccinated or can't verify ...

Opponents spar over California vaccine exemption bill

Health 04/24/19, 15:54

Hundreds of critics of mandatory vaccines were in Sacramento Wednesday opposing a California proposal to give state public health officials instead of local doctors the power to decide which children can skip their shots before attending school.They packed the first ...

US measles cases hit highest mark in 25 years

U.S. 04/24/19, 13:36

U.S. measles cases have climbed to their highest level in 25 years, largely because misinformation is turning parents against vaccines.New York City health officials on Wednesday reported 61 new cases since late last week. According to an Associated Press count, ...

Washington state bill limits measles vaccine exemptions

Health 04/23/19, 20:17

Washington state lawmakers voted Tuesday to remove parents' ability to claim a personal or philosophical exemption from vaccinating their children for measles, although medical and religious exemptions will remain.The vote comes as the number of measles cases nationwide this year ...

New York outbreaks drive US measles count up to 626

Health 04/22/19, 08:51

Outbreaks in New York state continue to drive up the number of U.S. measles cases, which are approaching levels not seen in 25 years.Health officials say 71 more cases were reported last week, with 68 of them from New York. ...

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