NYC mayor issues public health emergency amid measles outbreak
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 A public health emergency is in effect in parts of New York City in response to the rapidly growing measles outbreak. Tony Dokoupil reports from Brooklyn where measles cases are popping up within the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
New York City officials have declared a public health emergency in Brooklyn, over the city's largest measles outbreak since 1991. The declaration requires unvaccinated people in the affected areas to get the vaccine or face fines. Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference that the once virtually...
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