1. NYC Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot Warns About 'Measles Party': Why Deliberate Exposure To Infect  Tech Times
  2. 'Measles parties' are a 'terrible idea,' experts warn  CTV News
  3. When leaders make you sick: How politicians in New York and Washington are reacting to a measles outbreak  New York Daily News
  4. People urged to get blood tested even if they have had measles vaccination  New York Post
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In New York City, where the measles outbreak has been wreaking havoc, parents are holding 'measles parties' to help their unvaccinated children contract the disease. Here's why purposefully exposing young people to measles is a bad idea.In New York City, where the measles outbreak has been wreaking havoc, parents are holding 'measles parties' to help their unvaccinated children contract the disease. Here's why purposefully exposing young people to measles is a bad idea.

NYC Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot Warns About 'Measles Party': Why Deliberate Exposure To Infectious Disease Is Dangerous | Tech Times

Public health officials are warning parents not to be fooled by claims that purposefully exposing their children to the measles virus at so-called “measles parties” is a safe alternative to the MMR vaccine.Public health officials are warning parents not to be fooled by claims that purposefully exposing their children to the measles virus at so-called “measles parties” is a safe alternative to the MMR vaccine.

'Measles parties' are a 'terrible idea,' experts warn | CTV News

Those who have received two doses of the measles, mumps, rubella vaccine (MMR), should still ask to have the antibodies in their blood checked, especially if they’ve been to one of the growing number of exposure sites.You may be in the crosshairs of the measles crisis and not even know it. Public officials are urging people to double check their immunization records, even if they believe they’ve been vaccinated

Measles outbreak: Officials urge people to get blood tested even if they have had vaccination

CLEVELAND -- Cases of a highly contagious disease, once thought to be eradicated, are on the rise in the United States. Health experts warn that some adults, already vaccinated against measles may still be at risk of contracting it.CLEVELAND -- Cases of a highly contagious disease, once thought to be eradicated, are on the rise in the United States. Health experts warn that some adults, already vaccinated against measles may still be at risk of contracting it. "Pretty much everybody born before 1956 was exposed to the measles virus and therefore they have immunity. Those people generally do not need to worry about being vaccinated again," said Dr. Roy Buchinsky, Director of Wellness for University Hospitals, based at the Ahuja Medical Center in Beachwood.

Adults may need another measles vaccination, health experts say | fox8.com

So far this year, 55 measles cases have been confirmed in Washington state, most of them in unvaccinated children. The outbreak's epicenter is Clark County, Wash., just north of Portland, Ore. So far this year, 55 measles cases have been confirmed in Washington state, most of them in unvaccinated children. The outbreak's epicenter is Clark County, Wash., just north of Portland, Ore.

Measles Outbreak And Vaccination Gaps In Washington State : Shots - Health News : NPR

“HAPPENING TODAY: Free measles vaccine clinic in #Baltimore from 10am-5pm for all adults 30-62 @WMAR2News #GMM2”

Shannel Pearman on Twitter: "HAPPENING TODAY: Free measles vaccine clinic in #Baltimore from 10am-5pm for all adults 30-62 @WMAR2News #GMM2… "

“Our heart transplant patients are worried about #measles outbreaks, but because #MMR is a live attenuated vaccine, they can't be vaccinated. They rely on herd immunity. For sportsmen and chefs who oppose vaccination, these are the vulnerable people you are risking #vaccineswork”

Dr Nikki Stamp FRACS on Twitter: "Our heart transplant patients are worried about #measles outbreaks, but because #MMR is a live attenuated vaccine, they can't be vaccinated. They rely on herd immunity. For sportsmen and chefs who oppose vaccination, these are the vulnerable people you are risking #vaccineswork"

“New York City makes measles vaccine mandatory following spike in cases https://t.co/IvcscZ53Iw”

Peter Vander Auwera on Twitter: "New York City makes measles vaccine mandatory following spike in cases https://t.co/IvcscZ53Iw"

“We are in the midst of the 2nd largest measles outbreak since the disease was eradicated in 2000. I was asked whether the NYC Mayor was right to mandate the measles vaccine for certain high-risk people in NYC. Guess what I said? I went all in on this... https://t.co/42yJw1zkHh”

Dr. Jennifer Caudle on Twitter: "We are in the midst of the 2nd largest measles outbreak since the disease was eradicated in 2000. I was asked whether the NYC Mayor was right to mandate the measles vaccine for certain high-risk people in NYC. Guess what I said? I went all in on this... https://t.co/42yJw1zkHh"

New York values are spreading, and they’re sickening — quite literally. Here was Donald Trump in 2014, as electioneering Republicans whipped up wild fears: “The U.S. cannot allow EBOLA infected people back. People that go to far away places to help out are great — but must suffer the consequences!”New York values are spreading, and they’re sickening — quite literally. Here was Donald Trump in 2014, as electioneering Republicans whipped up wild fears: “The U.S. cannot allow EBOLA infected people back. People that go to far away places to help out are great — but must suffer the consequences!”

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