“This is a national movement of people who are nothing but charlatans, conspiracy theorists and people . . . spreading misinformation,” says New York official.
The World Health Organization has logged 119 attacks this year against health workers.
It represents a huge setback for public health after measles was declared eliminated in the United States in 2000.
Nationwide, CDC confirms that 695 cases of the vaccine-preventable illness had been reported in 22 states this year, as of 3 p.m. Wednesday, the highest number in a single year since measles was eliminated in the U.S.
Cases of the vaccine-preventable disease are virtually certain to surpass the record of 667 in 2014.
Health officials identified three children who were exposed to the severe respiratory virus but were not yet vaccinated – in violation of the mandatory immunization order in four Brooklyn Zip codes.
The bill, a response to the worst measles outbreak in two decades, would make it harder for parents to opt their children out of shots.
How one traveler who contracted measles in New York City traveled to the Detroit area and got 39 people sick. And how health officials tracked him down to control the outbreak.
The U.S. total is now 555 after the third consecutive week of increases, approaching a record since the disease was "eliminated" in 2000.
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