By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Globally, measles cases are being reported at higher numbers through the mid-point of 2019, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The latest preliminary...

Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated numbers of measles cases in the United States and through May 10, 839 measles cases have been reported in 23 states. This is...

Outbreaks of measles are currently being reported in Washington state, Oregon, Texas and New York. In fact, the CDC reported that in 2018, 349 individual cases of measles were confirmed in 26 states and...

Small reductions in childhood measles vaccinations in the United States would produce disproportionately large increases in the number of measles cases and in related public health costs, according to...

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) posted results for the annual immunization assessment of children attending kindergarten in California in the 2016-17 school year on Wednesday. The report...

Vaccines have been recognized as reliable and cost efficient ways to prevent some the most debilitating diseases in the US – Measles, Pertussis, Diphtheria, Polio and Mumps.  Decades ago, these illnesses...