RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Measles

A collection of news and information related to Measles published by this site and its partners.

Top Measles Articles

Displaying items 89-99
  • Vaccine experts: It's time to 'nudge' hesitant parents

    A growing measles outbreak linked to the Disneyland theme park has spurred action in Washington state and elsewhere to crack down hard on parents who don't vaccinate their children. But experts who've studied the contentious issue worry such efforts...
  • Measles outbreak pits anti-vaxxers against other parents

     Measles outbreak pits anti-vaxxers against other parents
    I cringed the first time I saw The New Yorker measles cartoon. A doctor stands over a small boy covered head to toe in red spots and tells his forlorn parents, "If you connect the measles it spells out 'My parents are idiots.'" My initial cringe wasn'...
  • Measles outbreak highlights the importance of adult immunization

    Measles outbreak highlights the importance of adult immunization
    Measles was once considered a childhood illness, spreading rapidly across schools, playgrounds and parks. But the national measles outbreak that began two months ago at Disneyland has showed another side of the highly infectious disease — that...
  • Measles case raises questions on Elgin Community College campus

    Measles case raises questions on Elgin Community College campus
    A day after health officials announced that an Elgin Community College student is among the people diagnosed with measles in Northern Illinois, microbiology professor Donna Garcia said her students are seeing the practical value of learning about...
  • States should require vaccinations

    Every state should make it a law to have children vaccinated. There are some parents who think they know what is best for their children but in the long run end up being wrong. The parents are not doctors and do not know what is best medically for their...
  • Illinois reporting 11, including college student, diagnosed with measles

    Illinois public health officials are now reporting 11 people have diagnosed with measles. Cook County Department of Public Health spokeswoman Amy Poore confirmed Wednesday the most recent case involves an infant associated with KinderCare in suburban...
  • Five measles victims OK to return to Palatine day care

    Five children diagnosed with measles are no longer contagious and have been cleared to return to their Palatine day care center, said a company spokeswoman. Colleen Moran, a spokeswoman for KinderCare Learning Centers, said Wednesday that five of the...
  • Measles reaches Contra Costa County; BART riders exposed

    Measles reaches Contra Costa County; BART riders exposed
    BART riders commuting to San Francisco may have been exposed to measles, public health officials are warning after a passenger tested positive for the infectious virus. The infected rider worked in LinkedIn’s San Francisco office and traveled...
  • Speak Out: Reader says all races should exist together

    Editor's Note: Speak Out is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-2460 or email courierviewpoints@tribpub.com. Please include "speak out" in the subject...
  • Elgin Community College student among latest measles cases

    The Kane County Health Department has confirmed a case of the measles involving an Elgin Community College student from Cook County. Jeff Julian, the college's executive director of communications, said Kane County Health Department officials notified...
  • Measles vaccinations essential

    Measles vaccinations essential
    I can't believe that any parent would choose not to protect his or her children from the possible consequences of measles. When I was a child, you had to be vaccinated before you went to school. But my brother and I had the measles when we were only 4 and...