News & Perspective

Jun 10, 2019

Jun 10, 2019

News Scan for Jun 10, 2019

More US measles
Saudi MERS cases
Cyclospora recommendations
Chickenpox vaccine & shingles
Regional risk of CWD

Jun 06, 2019

Jun 06, 2019
Girl receiving vaccine

Experts urge vaccination as US measles cases top 1,000

"Measles is an incredibly contagious and dangerous disease," HHS Secretary Azar says.

Jun 03, 2019

Jun 03, 2019

News Scan for Jun 03, 2019

981 US measles cases
HPV vaccine and herd immunity
H5N6 avian flu in China

May 30, 2019

May 30, 2019
measles child

US measles cases top record, putting elimination status at risk

A large chunk of cases are from 2 big outbreaks in and around New York City.

May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019
Boy with measles

CDC: 41 new measles cases in US, 880 total

The agency is tracking 10 active outbreaks across the country, including one involving almost 500 cases in New York City.

May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019
Measles in child

More US measles cases, links to international travel noted

International travel and low vaccination rates have combined to ignite outbreaks.

May 13, 2019

May 13, 2019
measles vaccine

US measles cases pass 800, on track for record year

Part of the weekly rise in measles infections is related to further cases in ongoing outbreaks.

May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019
international flight

Measles surges in Europe and Tunisia; study identifies at-risk US locations

The WHO is stepping up its response in Europe, as cases surge in Tunisa and researchers plot at-risk US sites.

May 08, 2019

May 08, 2019

News Scan for May 08, 2019

Measles vaccine support
Yellow fever vaccine and dengue
MERS in health workers

May 06, 2019

May 06, 2019
Baby with measles

Measles outbreaks continue to grow in US, Europe

The US count grew by 60, to 764 cases, the most in 25 years, while Europe has recorded 13 deaths.

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