| Jul 11, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Last month, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reported the first case of measles in the state since 2009.
This development demonstrates that even Maryland, which has one of the highest vaccination rates in the U.S., is not immune to...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 7:56 PM
Measles cases in the U.S. have hit a 15 year high according to the CDC and now the Indiana State Department of Health has confirmed five cases up in Noble County.
Nearly all the cases can be traced to outbreaks overseas in countries like India and...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 4:52 PM
It is a sad day indeed when newspapers publish diatribes against vaccines when our nation is facing a measles and pertussis epidemic simultaneously ("Mailbag: Parent disputes vaccination advice," May 27). As an emergency physician, trained in internal and...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 8:08 AM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - After a close review of more than 1,000 research studies, a federal panel of experts has concluded that vaccines cause very few side effects, and found no evidence that vaccines cause autism or type 1 diabetes.
The report, issued on...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:54 AM
The Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health are advising the public of exposure to a case of measles in Lancaster and Philadelphia counties.
An international traveler visiting Pennsylvania has been diagnosed...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 8:46 PM
A warning from state health officials about a possible measles exposure on a train that stopped in Lynchburg.
Officials say a person, possibly with measles, was on Amtrak's Northeast Regional Train number 171.
The train made several stops on the east...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 8:52 AM
The state Department of Health is advising the public of potential exposure to a case of measles in Berks, Bucks, Delaware and Lehigh counties. This possible exposure is in direct link to the July 11 exposure previously reported at the Rite Aid Drug...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 7:05 PM
The measles outbreak has officially spread beyond Noblesville Schools, according to city officials.
Officials announced Friday that a city employee in the Street Department has been diagnosed with the measles.
Measles is an extremely contagious...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 7:29 PM
Measles have hit central Indiana and the Super Bowl may be to blame.
Indiana health officials said a person diagnosed with measles may have exposed visitors to the disease at Super Bowl Village in Indy on Friday. Now there are four more cases: Two in...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:29 PM
Finney County Health Department has confirmed two additional cases of measles, bringing the total confirmed to six. All those at risk for the disease are being contacted and the investigation is ongoing.
Measles is a respiratory disease caused by a...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 2:29 PM
It's a disease many children are already immune to, but officials in Finney County say they are fighting four confirmed cases of measles.
Officials with the Finney County Health Department says the four cases are related. Measles is a highly contagious...