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Measles

NYC Declares End To Largest Measles Outbreak In 30 Years, But The Fight Continues …

The New York City public health crisis involving over 600 cases of measles is officially over, according to Mayor Bill De Blasio. This officially marks the ending of the largest measles outbreak the city has seen in almost thirty years.

Vaccine

Parents Rush To Vaccinate Their Kids After New York Enforces Back To School Law

In June of this year New York Lawmakers revoked the policy that allowed for children to remain unvaccinated in public school systems as long as they had a religious exemption. The decision came about in light of the recent outbreak of measles in the United States, the first time the country has seen a return of this disease since 1992.