News & Perspective

Jun 24, 2019

Jun 24, 2019

News Scan for Jun 24, 2019

More US measles
Saudi MERS case
Somalia cholera vaccine drive

Jun 17, 2019

Jun 17, 2019
Airplane with London skyline

Record US measles year adds 22 more cases

CDC experts also highlight the spread of measles in Europe, consequences for travelers, and advice for clinicians.

Jun 11, 2019

Jun 11, 2019
Measles vaccination in Africa

DRC declares measles outbreak after 1,500 deaths

Since the first of the year officials have tallied 87,000 suspected cases in 23 of the DRC's 26 provinces.

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 28, 2019

May 28, 2019
measles torso

US measles total climbs by 60 to reach 940 cases

In global developments, European officials warn of a growing gap in vaccine coverage, and the WHO certifies measles and rubella elimination in Bahrain, Oman, and Iran.

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.

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