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U.S. measles outbreak triggers quarantine at two Los Angeles universities

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A nationwide measles outbreak has led health officials to quarantine dozens of people at two Los Angeles universities, officials said on Thursday. The quarantine affects the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) and comes as the United States battles the highest number… Read More »

New York county bans unvaccinated minors from public to curb measles outbreak

Day announced the order Tuesday. The declaration is an effort to contain an outbreak of measles that began in October; 153 cases have been confirmed in the county. The outbreak began when an unvaccinated resident became infected while visiting Israel and returned with the disease. It has mostly affected observant Jewish neighborhoods. New York City… Read More »