Doctors Urging Parents To Vaccinate Kids As Measles Spreads Across CountryAs parents get ready to send their kids back-to-school, there's concern about the spread of the measles.
CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In 21 StatesThe Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says it's monitoring an outbreak of measles in 21 states.
Traveler On Bus That Stopped In Pa. May Have Exposed Others To MeaslesThe Pennsylvania Department of Health says that an individual with measles who was travelling on a tour bus stopped in Pennsylvania and may have exposed others to the disease.
Europe Blames Anti-Vaccination Movement For Surge In Measles CasesThe World Health Organization (WHO) says there were over 21,000 cases of the dangerous virus recorded in Europe last year, four times the number recorded in 2016.
Allegheny County Resident With Measles May Have Exposed OthersThe Allegheny County Health Department says someone in the county has been diagnosed with measles and may have exposed others.
Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Provides Tuberculosis, Measles UpdatesThe Allegheny County Health Department has been looking into cases of tuberculosis ever since a Pittsburgh Public School District student came down with the disease.
Old Diseases Making A ComebackTuesday, officials say a parent reported that their child – a student at Ben Franklin Elementary School – had a scarlet fever.
Health Officials: More Allegheny Co. Kids Getting Measles Vaccinations At Recommended AgesThe measles - highly contagious, and according to most medical experts, highly preventable.
Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not VaccinateWith the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. HistoryThroughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
Health Dept.: 2nd Measles Case A False AlarmAllegheny County health officials say a report of a second case of measles within the last month was a false alarm.
2nd Measles Case Under Investigation By Health Dept.The Allegheny County Health Department is investigating after a second person has come down with a suspected case of the measles this month.