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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 »

Viewpoints: Lessons From The ER On What To Do On A Frigid Night With The Homeless; Public Health Programs, Not A Wall, Will Help Drug Problems

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and others. Stat: A Frigid Night Puts Compassionate Care On Trial In A Crowded ED If there were plenty of beds in the emergency department, we could attend to patients with acute medical problems and make space for those with social ones. But there aren’t. So… Read More »