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The CDC is warning of potential measles outbreaks as kids miss getting vaccines while in lockdown

The amount of children getting vaccinated against measles, mumps, and rubella has fallen drastically since the COVID-19 shutdown.
Historically, vaccines are one of the most important and effective public health achievements.

What is a vaccine? Why vaccines are important and how long they last

A vaccine is a part of a virus that is used to build immunity and prevent the spread of disease. Here's five of the most important vaccines ever.
Measles vaccine is seen at Venice Family Clinic in Los Angeles

Seattle public schools are banning thousands of students from returning until they’re vaccinated

The school district issued a notice to families about the necessary vaccinations after Washington state had two measles outbreaks in 2019.
Lalatiana Ravonjisoas' five-month-old son Isaia died as a result of the measles in Madagascar.

9 dangerous diseases that have made a comeback in the last 10 years

Rates of the measles, cholera, and STDs like syphilis and gonorrhea are on the rise in spots around the globe.
Disneyland is located in Anaheim, California.

A person with measles visited Disneyland last week and could have exposed other parkgoers

Those who visited Disneyland between 9:15 a.m. and 8:35 p.m. on October 16 are considered to be at risk of contracting measles.
A US schoolboy receives his measles vaccination during field trials to determine the vaccine's effectiveness in 1962 at Fernbank School in Atlanta, Georgia.

4 European countries just lost their measles elimination status, and the US could be next

The measles are making a comeback in four European countries where the virus had been declared "eliminated."
A vial of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine at the International Community Health Services clinic in Seattle, Washington.

From smallpox to rubella, here are 6 infectious diseases you can avoid thanks to vaccines

Polio, rubella, diphtheria, measles, and smallpox and are among the diseases that vaccines have helped to eliminate in the US.
An El Al Airlines flight attendant died due to complications from measles.

A flight attendant has died after contracting measles on a flight out of New York City, according to reports

An El Al flight attendant died after contracting measles from a person with the disease who flew from New York to Tel Aviv in March.

2020 presidential contender Marianne Williamson called vaccine mandates “draconian,” and no different than the abortion debates

Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson said during an event in New Hampshire that vaccination mandates are "draconian" and "Orwelian."