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New York county bans unvaccinated minors from public to curb measles outbreak

Day announced the order Tuesday. The declaration is an effort to contain an outbreak of measles that began in October; 153 cases have been confirmed in the county. The outbreak began when an unvaccinated resident became infected while visiting Israel and returned with the disease. It has mostly affected observant Jewish neighborhoods. New York City… Read More »

Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks

As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned away from school Health 13 March 2019 Vaccinations help prevent outbreaks of diseaseBSIP/UIG via Getty By Clare Wilson Italy made vaccinations compulsory for children attending state schools this week. Children under the age of… Read More »