Tag: measles

Measles Case Reported in Nassau

Nassau County’s second case of measles in an adult this year has been confirmed, health officials said Thursday. 

NY Pols Nix Religious Exemptions for Measles Vaccines

New York State lawmakers passed a package of bills repealing the religious exemption for vaccines on Thursday amid a measles outbreak that has swept through Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish communities and infected almost 1,000 people statewide.

Adult Case of Measles Confirmed in Suffolk

An adult who recently arrived from outside the U.S. was recently confirmed as having the first case of the measles on Long Island since outbreaks elsewhere in New York have been reported, officials said.