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Correction: Oregon-Vaccine Exemptions story

Correction: Oregon-Vaccine Exemptions story

SALEM, Ore. – In a story May 14 about vaccine legislation in Oregon, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Washington state this year passed a law to end all non-medical exemptions for the measles vaccine. The Washington measure included religious exemptions. A corrected version of the story is below: Oregon vaccine bill dead as US measles

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 75 new cases, mostly in New York

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 75 new cases, mostly in New York

(Reuters) - U.S. health authorities recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the latest week, mostly in New York state, bringing the nationwide total to 839 cases in the country’s worst outbreak of the virus since 1994, federal health officials said on Monday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 9.8% increase in measles cases

'Spike is concerning': U.S. measles boom heats up with 75 more cases this week

'Spike is concerning': U.S. measles boom heats up with 75 more cases this week

CLOSE Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law on Friday that requires children to get the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine if they attend day care or school. Parents against the bill protested outside the signing ceremony. (May 10) AP, AP The number of measles cases reported nationwide this year jumped by 75 last week, pushing

US measles cases still climbing, topping 800 for year

US measles cases still climbing, topping 800 for year

close Video CDC targets anti-vaccination campaign as measles outbreak worsens Anti-vaccination movement blamed for outbreak; Bryan Llenas reports. U.S. health officials say this year's count of measles cases has surpassed 800, a growing tally that is already the nation's highest in 25 years. DEVASTATED FAMILY SAYS REACTION TO POLLEN TRIGGERED TEEN'S

U.S. records 75 new measles cases, 9.8% increase, as outbreak grows

U.S. records 75 new measles cases, 9.8% increase, as outbreak grows

(Reuters) - The United States recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the last week, totaling 839 cases in the country’s worst outbreak of the virus since 1994, federal health officials said on Monday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 9.8% increase in measles cases across 23 states since May 10, a resurgence that public

U.S. recorded 75 new measles cases last week

U.S. recorded 75 new measles cases last week

(Reuters) - The United States recorded 75 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year so far to 839, the worst outbreak since 1994, federal health officials said on Monday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the number of cases of the highly contagious and sometimes deadly disease rose by 9.8% in the week

What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak

What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak

(Reuters) - The United States so far this year has recorded 764 cases of measles in 23 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declared the disease eradicated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC on Monday is due to release updated figures on the number of cases recorded so far this year.

Factbox: What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak

Factbox: What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak

(Reuters) - The United States so far this year has recorded 764 cases of measles in 23 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declared the disease eradicated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC on Monday is due to release updated figures on the number of cases recorded so far this year.