Tag Archives: measles

Measles surveillance lags in U.S. workplaces, expert says

(Reuters Health) – – Monitoring for measles in U.S. workplaces needs improvement, especially in the healthcare sector, an occupational safety expert argues. FILE PHOTO: A vial of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine is pictured at the International Community Health Services clinic in Seattle, Washington, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo Measles cases… Read More »

U.S. measles outbreak raises questions about immunity in adults

(Reuters) – Adults in the United States who were vaccinated against measles decades ago may need a new dose depending on when they received the shot and their exposure risk, according to public health experts battling the nation’s largest outbreak since the virus was deemed eliminated in 2000. FILE PHOTO: A vial of the measles,… Read More »

Measles outbreak sparks quarantine orders at 2 Los Angeles universities

Some students and employees at two Los Angeles universities have been quarantined due to possible contact with the measles virus, official said Thursday. The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and California State University, Los Angeles both announced the orders this week. UCLA officials learned from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) on… Read More »