Researchers believe they finally know why the measles vaccine also helped reduce cases of other infectious diseases.
Research looked at 95,000 children who were at risk because they had an older sibling with autism, and, no link to vaccines was observed.
California health authorities on Friday declared an end to a large measles outbreak that started at Disneyland.
Ebola derailed child immunizations in hard-hit West Africa, leaving thousands more children vulnerable to illnesses like measles.
The CDC on Monday added 13 cases to the year’s tally, down from about 20 cases in each of the previous two weeks.
Health officials say the number of measles cases in the nation is up to 121 so far this year.
Federal health officials faced tough questions from lawmakers Tuesday about why they didn’t take steps to produce a better flu vaccine.
One California doctor has posted a clear notice that his practice will no longer see children whose parents won’t get them vaccinated.
Measles outbreak that began at Disneyland grows to 87 cases.
Fewer California parents opted out of vaccinations for their children entering kindergarten last year.
California public health officials urged those who haven’t been vaccinated against measles to avoid Disney parks.
Measles cases have been popping up around California in an outbreak linked to visits to Disney theme parks during the winter holiday.
Nineteen people from three states who visited Disney theme parks in California last month have now fallen ill with measles.
Public health officials are warning that people may have been exposed to measles at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
A Texan has been diagnosed with measles after attending a softball tournament in Kansas where health officials later warned of possible expo…