Measles Cases On The Rise in Pa. And NationwideThe measles outbreak in the United States continues to grow, with the number of cases this year now reaching 1,044 as of Friday.
Thousands Of Unvaccinated Kindergartners Enrolled Without Formal ExemptionStates are heatedly debating whether to make it more difficult for students to avoid vaccinations for religious or philosophical reasons amid the worst measles outbreak in decades, but schoolchildren invoking such waivers are outnumbered in many states by those who give no excuse at all for lacking their shots.
Local Urgent Care Clinics Seeing Spike In Calls Following Confirmed Cases Of MeaslesLocal urgent care clinics have seen a spike in calls about measles following five confirmed cases in Allegheny County.
At 681 Cases So Far, U.S. Measles Outbreak Now Largest Since Disease Declared Eliminated In 2000Overall, there have been 681 measles cases across 22 states this year, according to CNN's analysis of data from state and local health departments.
Officials Dispute Report On Measles Threat In Allegheny CountyState and Allegheny County health officials are denying that the region is in danger of a measles outbreak.
CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In 21 StatesThe Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says it's monitoring an outbreak of measles in 21 states.
Health Officials: More Allegheny Co. Kids Getting Measles Vaccinations At Recommended AgesThe measles - highly contagious, and according to most medical experts, highly preventable.