Tag Archives: Measles

Viewpoints: Lessons From A Pediatrician On The Unnecessary Dangers Of Measles; Worrisome Trends Soar After Marijuana Legalization

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Hill: From Doctors To Legislators: Vote Yes On Current Vaccine Bills And Then Do More As a hospital pediatrician, I was heartbroken to care for my first patient with measles. Despite knowing intellectually that, due to poor vaccine uptake, this completely preventable disease would… Read More »

As NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in small area, larger city is threatened

A measles outbreak among a small segment of schoolchildren in New York has prompted the city’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare the public health crisis an emergency in parts of Brooklyn. But the actual danger is the sheer number of children in the the NYC public school system that go unvaccinated — which threatens… Read More »