(HealthDay)—The number of measles cases in the United States has reached 121 patients in 17 states and the District of Columbia, federal health officials reported Monday.
For the first time since the west African Ebola outbreak began over a year ago, a clinical trial with a candidate treatment has yielded "encouraging" results, researchers announced Thursday.
California lawmakers proposed legislation Wednesday that would require parents to vaccinate all school children unless a child's health is in danger, joining only two other states with such stringent restrictions.
Federal health officials are facing questioning about why this year's flu vaccine isn't giving good protection against the winter menace.
(HealthDay)—The number of measles cases in the United States has climbed to 102, federal health officials reported Monday, with most of the cases part of the ongoing outbreak traced to Disney amusement ...
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(HealthDay)—The United States has seen more cases of measles in January than it usually does in an entire year, federal health officials said Thursday.
Health officials are now focused on ending the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak rather than just slowing the deadly virus' spread, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
A measles outbreak in Arizona that originated at California's Disney parks is at risk of dramatically increasing in size as health officials keep tabs on 1,000 people in the state's most populous areas.
Public health officials are "in desperate need of clarity" on electronic cigarettes to help guide policies, the nation's newly appointed surgeon general said Tuesday.
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A measles outbreak that originated at Disneyland has grown to 87 cases.
Fewer California parents opted out of vaccinations for their children entering kindergarten last year following the adoption of a law that makes it harder to go without the shots, state figures show.
California public health officials say unvaccinated people and children too young to be immunized against measles should avoid Disneyland after new infections were linked to the theme park.
California health officials say the number of people in the state infected with measles is now up to 59.