measles

Report: More than 140,000 died from measles last year

As the number of measles cases continued to soar, more than 140,000 people across the globe died from measles last year, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.

Disneyland guests warned of measles exposure

A Los Angeles County resident visited Disneyland last week while infected with measles, health officials said late Tuesday, potentially exposing hundreds of other people to the highly contagious disease.

CDC: No new measles cases in US last week

For the first time since early January, no new measles cases were reported in the United States last week, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health officials continue to monitor ongoing outbreaks in two New York counties.

CDC: US could lose measles elimination status

There's a "reasonable chance" the United States will lose its measles elimination status in October because of ongoing measles outbreaks in New York, according to Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.