Outbreaks nationwide have forced state and city health officials to pursue tougher stances, such as mandatory vaccines or banning unvaccinated children from public places, prompting legal challenges and judicial intervention. While there have been no confirmed deaths so far, 21 people have been taken to hospital, with five admitted to intensive care, officials said.
"This is the second-greatest number of cases reported in the USA since measles was eliminated in 2000", it said. It says the vaccine is 97% effective. "Back in the day people were having parties to expose their kids to chicken pox and measles".
The virus can escalate into severe complications such as hard-to-treat bacterial infections, pneumonia and inflammation of the brain. The vaccine offers the same immunity boost without the ordeal of enduring the virus.
Officials claimed to have eliminated the disease in 2000 but it has returned after anti-vaccination campaigns led to a drop in vaccination rates.
But some experts also point to an "anti-vax" viewpoint that has gained some traction in recent years, helped by social media. The same outbreak is responsible for 15 cases of measles in Orange County, New York, and 168 cases in Rockland County, New York. "We stand with the majority of people in this community who have worked hard to protect their children and those at risk".
Tuesday's announcement was the first time NY has ordered mandatory vaccinations in recent history, according to health officials.
Community leaders and doctors welcomed the move. Even now, 1 in 4 people who get measles end up hospitalized. 'The schools are cooperating, everyone's cooperating'.
"I would expect that this outbreak is going to get bigger before it comes under control", said Dr. Amesh Adalja, a senior scholar at The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in Baltimore.
"It's true that a lot of people have measles, and measles are not a very good thing, said resident Aron Braver, but he thinks the vaccine is "also not a very good thing". 'They will do anything and everything to improve the health of their children'.
Schlesinger is working with the Orthodox community to reverse the spread of false messaging.
Anti-vaxxers have been specifically targeting the Orthodox Jewish community with misinformation.
The city of NY has declared a measles outbreak, the health state of emergency.
According to the New York Times, there have been 285 confirmed cases of the highly infectious disease in the last several months, mostly affecting members of Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish communities.
She also urged parents to avoid the practice of "measles parties", which she said has contributed to the outbreak.
According to the NYC DOH, a child should get an MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) vaccination on or after their first birthday.
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