Pharmacists In Texas & Every Other U.S. State Can Now Give Childhood VaccinationsPharmacists in all 50 states are now allowed to give childhood vaccinations under a new directive aimed at preventing future outbreaks of measles and other preventable diseases.
'When You're Not Vaccinating, You're Extending The Risk': Doctors Worry About Coronavirus & Measles As Texas Students Skip VaccinesThis year, with COVID-19, a measles or a whooping cough outbreak at a school could stretch local health resources to the limit.
70+ DFW Schools May Be Vulnerable To Measles Outbreak Based On Low Vaccine RatesIn the past five years, the vaccine exemption rates have more than double in Dallas and Tarrant Counties.
U.S. Measles Outbreak Hits New Record HighMeasles cases in the U.S. have surged to a new high, eclipsing the total number of cases from all of 1992, the worst in 27 years.
Health Officials Confirm Traveler With Measles Passed Through DFW AirportA traveler who passed through DFW Airport last week tested positive for measles, health officials in Tarrant County confirmed.
Measles Cases Continue To Climb In The US, Topping 800 So FarThis year's count of measles cases has already surpassed 800... and it's only May.
Despite Measles Outbreak, Texas Child Vaccine Exemptions Continue To RiseThe number of people in Texas who chose to not immunize their children for non-medical reasons has jumped despite a record-breaking measles outbreak.
Measles Milestone: Most Confirmed US Cases In 25 YearsTexas is one of 18 states that allows parents to opt out of the MMR shots for non-medical reasons.
US Measles Cases Hit Highest Mark In 25 YearsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 695 cases had been reported in 22 states this year as of Wednesday afternoon.
US Measles Tally Hits 465, With Most Illnesses In KidsU.S. measles cases are continuing to jump, and most of the reported illnesses are in children.
Social Media Battling Outbreak Of Vaxx, Anti-Vaxx MisinformationLike health officials facing measles outbreaks, internet companies are trying to contain vaccine-related misinformation.
Dallas County Confirms First Measles Case In Dallas Since 2017The patient had been exposed to another confirmed measles case from Tarrant County at their mutual workplace in Dallas County in March.
Health Officials: 2019 U.S. Measles Count More Than Total Cases Last YearU.S. health officials report that the number of measles cases through the first three months of this year have surpassed the count for all of 2018.
First Case Of Measles Confirmed In Tarrant County In 4 YearsHealth officials have confirmed a resident of Tarrant County has tested positive for measles. This is the first confirmed case in the county since 2015.
Health Officials: If You Shopped At Kroger In Prosper, 'Monitor Yourself For Measles' Symptoms'Collin County Health Care Services has issued a health alert after a second confirmed case of measles there.