measles

U.S. Measles Cases In 2019 Highest In 27 Years

Dallas, TX (WFAA) - Now that the book has been closed on 2019, health officials can say it was the worst year for the measles since 1992. The majority of cases were among people who were not vaccinated against…

Study: Measles Virus Can Erase Immune System's 'Memory'

(CNN) - Two new studies shows measles makes patients highly susceptible to other diseases. Harvard medical school researchers found the measles virus can destroy anti-bodies. That means it erases the body's ability to fight off infections it was previously…

CDC: Measles Cases Now At 1,250 In 31 States

(CNN) - Seven new cases of measles were reported in the U.S. last week. That brings the number of cases for the year up to 1,250. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports cases have been confirmed in…

CDC Updates Measles Elimination Status In U.S.

Kansas City, MO (KSHB) - After more than 1,200 measles cases this year, the U.S. was in jeopardy of losing its elimination status on the disease. But Thursday the CDC said it expects the country to keep that distinction.…

Potential Measles Exposure At LAX

Los Angeles, CA (KCAL) - Health officials are warning of potential measles exposure for people who were at the Los Angeles International Airport a few days ago. The Los Angeles County Public Health says a person infected with the…

CDC: U.S. Measles Cases Remain At 1,241 In 31 States

(CNN) - For the second week in a row, the number of measles cases in the U.S. remained the same. Two new cases were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week. But two other cases…

Measles Cases Now At 1,241 In 31 States

(CNN) - The measles outbreak in the United States continues to grow. As of Thursday, the number of cases reached 1,241. That's according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's 7 cases more than the previous week.…

NY Officials Declare End Of Measles Outbreak

New York, NY (WABC) - Some good health news for New York, the measles outbreak there has been declared over. Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city's health commissioner announced Tuesday the end of an outbreak that has sickened…

Measles Cases Up To 1,234 In 31 States

Kansas City, MO (KSHB) - The measles outbreak in the United States continues to grow. As of Friday, the number of cases reached 1,234. That's according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That number is 19 cases…

U.S. Measles Cases Now At 1,203 In 30 States

(CNN) - The measles outbreak in the United States is showing no signs of letting up. As of Friday, the number of cases reached 1,203; that's according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's 21 cases more…