1. Local student vaccination rates top state average  Wicked Local Fall River
  2. Measles outbreak in southeastern Michigan continues to grow  WNEM Saginaw
  3. Four new Hong Kong measles cases confirmed, with one nurse affected  South China Morning Post
  4. US Health Officials: Measles Cases This Year Have Exceeded the 2018 Count  Voice of America
  5. State’s first measles case of 2019 confirmed in northern Indiana  FOX 59 Indianapolis
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Students on the South Shore are likely better protected from measles than in other regions thanks to a vaccination rate that tops the state average. At the same time, most elementary schools in the region still have unvaccinated students and others have failed to report their numbers to the state.The vaccination rates reported by schools have garnered new interest in the last week after the state confirmed this year's first case of measles in Massachusetts, 19 years after the disease wasStudents on the South Shore are likely better protected from measles than in other regions thanks to a vaccination rate that tops the state average. At the same time, most elementary schools in the region still have unvaccinated students and others have failed to report their numbers to the state.The vaccination rates reported by schools have garnered new interest in the last week after the state confirmed this year's first case of measles in Massachusetts, 19 years after the disease was

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The vast majority of parents in Ottawa are doing a good job vaccinating their kids, saving the city from a measles outbreak, local health officials say. The vast majority of parents in Ottawa are doing a good job vaccinating their kids, saving the city from a measles outbreak, local health officials say. 

With measles cases on the rise, a county in New York has taken an “extremely unusual” step to stem the outbreak by stating anyone under 18 and not vaccinated would be banned from public places. Are city officials going too far?With measles cases on the rise, a county in New York has taken an “extremely unusual” step to stem the outbreak by stating anyone under 18 and not vaccinated would be banned from public places. Are city officials going too far?

Should kids without vaccines be banned from public places?

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed five more cases, bringing the number in Oakland County to 38.The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed five more cases, bringing the number in Oakland County to 38.

Measles outbreak in southeastern Michigan continues to grow | News | wnem.com

Recent cases involved young adults working in Dublin city centre in the areas of Parnell Street, Dame Street and Baggot Street Recent cases involved young adults working in Dublin city centre in the areas of Parnell Street, Dame Street and Baggot Street

Dublin residents warned to be vigilant after new outbreak of measles in the city - Irish Mirror Online

There have been ten cases of the infectious disease since the start of February There have been ten cases of the infectious disease since the start of February

HSE body urges Dubliners to remain vigilant amid 'community outbreak' of measles - Dublin Live

With low inoculation rates in some communities, a bill sponsor said New York was “on the verge of a public health crisis.”With low inoculation rates in some communities, a bill sponsor said New York was “on the verge of a public health crisis.”

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“There are over 400 confirmed cases of measles across our state The religious belief exemption is a personal belief loophole that some anti-vaxxers have now learned to exploit, putting the health of the public at risk. That's why @JeffreyDinowitz and I are trying to close it. https://t.co/eaIuqrgwBR”

Senator Brad Hoylman on Twitter: "There are over 400 confirmed cases of measles across our state The religious belief exemption is a personal belief loophole that some anti-vaxxers have now learned to exploit, putting the health of the public at risk. That's why @JeffreyDinowitz and I are trying to close it.… https://t.co/kr7EtvnzZx"

“A case of #measles has been confirmed in Ottawa. A reminder that measles is one of the most highly communicable diseases and Health Canada strongly recommends having the measles #vaccine. Please follow the link for the Canadian Immunization Guide https://t.co/RA9NMuIrGu”

Anita Vandenbeld on Twitter: "A case of #measles has been confirmed in Ottawa. A reminder that measles is one of the most highly communicable diseases and Health Canada strongly recommends having the measles #vaccine. Please follow the link for the Canadian Immunization Guide https://t.co/RA9NMuIrGu"

“HEALTH ALERT: Number if confirmed #measles cases this year has already surpassed last year’s total. Details on @News8 at 5. @CBS8”

Barbara-Lee Edwards on Twitter: "HEALTH ALERT: Number if confirmed #measles cases this year has already surpassed last year’s total. Details on @News8 at 5. @CBS8… https://t.co/bMitXdP1O3"

“The Cabinet for Health and Family Services confirms second case of measles in the Barren River District https://t.co/uPvaaxS8H3”

Lauren Hanson on Twitter: "The Cabinet for Health and Family Services confirms second case of measles in the Barren River District https://t.co/uPvaaxS8H3"

The 20-year-old nurse works in the medical ward of Princess Margaret Hospital, where a radiographer was found to be infected this week. One supplier of vaccines has told the Department of Health there will be a change in the supplies set to arrive in April.The 20-year-old nurse works in the medical ward of Princess Margaret Hospital, where a radiographer was found to be infected this week. One supplier of vaccines has told the Department of Health there will be a change in the supplies set to arrive in April.

Third case of measles in Greater Victoria has Island Health warning people may be at risk and not even know it. Tess van Straaten reports.Third case of measles in Greater Victoria has Island Health warning people may be at risk and not even know it. Tess van Straaten reports.

Measles outbreak prompts warning about adults unknowingly at risk

387 cases reported as of March; last year saw 372 cases387 cases reported as of March; last year saw 372 cases

US Health Officials: Measles Cases This Year Have Exceeded the 2018 Count

An Ottawa mom is encouraging others to get vaccinated after visiting a potential exposure site with her seven-month-old son. An Ottawa mom is encouraging others to get vaccinated after visiting a potential exposure site with her seven-month-old son.

Ottawa mom pushing measles vaccine after visiting potential exposure site with baby | CTV News Ottawa

A single case of measles, contracted by a person who travelled internationally and brought it back to Ottawa in recent days, is highlighting that some people are vulnerable, even in communities such as Ottawa where immunization rates are high.A single case of measles, contracted by a person who travelled internationally and brought it back to Ottawa in recent days, is highlighting that some people are vulnerable, even in communities such as Ottawa where immunization rates are high.

Ottawa sees first measles case in three years | Ottawa Citizen

A single case of measles, contracted by a person who travelled internationally and brought it back to Ottawa in recent days, is highlighting that some people are vulnerable, even in communities such as Ottawa where immunization rates are high.A single case of measles, contracted by a person who travelled internationally and brought it back to Ottawa in recent days, is highlighting that some people are vulnerable, even in communities such as Ottawa where immunization rates are high.

Ottawa sees first measles case in three years | Ottawa Citizen

Butte County Public Health officials have confirmed the first case of measles in a young child. The new case brings the total number of confirmed measles cases in Butte County to five. Health officials say the child is recovering from the disease and is out of the infectious stage. They believe this case is related to a cluster announced on March 24. There are two possible exposure sites identified by Butte County Public Health. Safeway, 720 Mangrove Ave.Butte County Public Health officials have confirmed the first case of measles in a young child. The new case brings the total number of confirmed measles cases in Butte County to five. Health officials say the child is recovering from the disease and is out of the infectious stage. They believe this case is related to a cluster announced on March 24. There are two possible exposure sites identified by Butte County Public Health. Safeway, 720 Mangrove Ave.

Butte County confirms first measles case in a child | KRCR

Health officials have confirmed a case of measles in northern Indiana, and they've released a list of Michiana locations where others may have been exposed.Health officials have confirmed a case of measles in northern Indiana, and they've released a list of Michiana locations where others may have been exposed.

Measles case identified in Michiana; officials list locations of exposure