measles

A doctor vaccinates a patient against measles.  (AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)

Measles tally doubled in the past month

NEW YORK (AP) — Measles cases are accelerating, and in the last five months have caused more U.S. illnesses than in any entire year since 1996. Health officials say 307 cases have been reported since […]

05/29/2014

A doctor vaccinates a patient against measles.  (AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)

Orange County officials stress measles vaccinations

SANTA ANA (CNS) – Orange County public health officials today recommended measles vaccinations for anyone not already inoculated, in light of 21 confirmed cases of measles so far this year, compared to one or two […]

03/28/2014

A doctor vaccinates a patient against measles.  (AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)

7 cases of measles confirmed in OC

SANTA ANA (CNS) – Orange County officials today confirmed seven cases of measles this year, a substantial increase from the zero to one cases seen on average annually. “We expect to see additional measles cases […]

03/14/2014

2011 was worst measles year in US in 15 years

(AP) – Last year was the worst year for measles in the U.S. in 15 years, health officials said Thursday. There were 222 cases of measles, a large jump from the 60 or so seen […]

04/19/2012

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