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Anti-Vaxxers Sue Over Vaccine Mandate
According to Huffington Post, A group of parents in Brooklyn are suing the New York City health department for ordering mandatory measles vaccinations in parts of the borough earlier this month amid a growing outbreak of the highly contagious virus.
The mandate, which affects four ZIP codes in the Williamsburg area largely inhabited by an OrthodoxJewish community, is a violation of public health law, according to the lawsuit, filed Monday in Kings County Supreme Court.
The United States’ worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century spread to Idaho and Virginia last week. Public health authorities on Monday reported 41 new cases of the highly contagious and sometimes..
Reuters reports Merck & Co said Wednesday it has increased production of the measles vaccine to meet an increased demand in the United States. Merck is the sole U.S. supplier of measles vaccines. Merck..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States has confirmed 695 measles cases so far this year, the highest level since the country declared it had eliminated the virus in 2000, the U.S. Centers for Disease..