Health News

Measles vaccine
George Frey / Stringer
May 28, 2019 - 2:55 pm
As the number of measles cases continues to grow in New York state, there’s a renewed push to pass a bill to force more children to be vaccinated.
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Rockland County Executive Ed Day
Mike Sugerman/WCBS 880
May 20, 2019 - 2:42 pm
Rockland County Executive Ed Day is requesting President Donald Trump take action to stop the spread of measles.
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Phil Murphy
Thomas P. Costello
May 08, 2019 - 6:33 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a package of bills into law Wednesday aimed at improving healthcare for new and expecting mothers.
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Measles vaccine
George Frey / Stringer
May 07, 2019 - 6:00 pm
The number of measles cases has risen to 466 in New York City and 84 individuals have now received summonses for ignoring the mandatory vaccination order.
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May 03, 2019 - 11:58 am
A seemingly innocent move led to a more serious medical condition for an Oklahoma man.
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Measles Rockland County
John Meore/The Journal News
April 29, 2019 - 12:21 pm
Over 700 people in the United States have been sickened measles this year.
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Measles Vaccine
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April 24, 2019 - 2:56 pm
The number of measles cases in New York City continues to grow rapidly with the Health Department confirming 390 people have been sickened as of Wednesday.
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Ed Kranepool
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April 22, 2019 - 4:00 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Ed Kranepool of the '69 Mets says doctors have found him a match for a kidney donor. The now 74-year-old told WCBS 880's Peter Haskell, "We've been very fortunate to get great news from the hospital." Over the last two years, the former first baseman has been able to avoid...
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Mayor Bill de Blasio Public Health Crisis
Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office
April 19, 2019 - 6:35 pm
After one preschool was closed and reopened, the city has closed four more yeshivas in Williamsburg for failing to turn over vaccination and attendance records.
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Measles vaccine
John Meore/The Journal Newsv
April 18, 2019 - 6:27 pm
New York City has issued summonses to three people for flouting an emergency order to vaccinate their children for measles.
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