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Dr Darren Hunt, director of public health, has asked schools to update registers to readily identify any unimmunised children in contact with measles.
Some parents are concerned that multiple vaccines in one injection like measles-mumps-rubella may be too taxing on their young child's immune system if administered all at one time.
Cases have been confirmed in seven women and six men 18 to 22 years old, said Dr. Mary Lynn Kiacz, OSU student-life medical director.
A fifth Orange County resident has been diagnosed with measles and public health officials on Friday warned that others may have been exposed earlier this week at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange.
As a pediatrician, I spend a lot of time talking to families about vaccines. And what I've found over the years is that by the time people get to me, they've mostly made up their minds about vaccines.
A measles outbreak in Northern Manhattan and The Bronx has infected at least nine children and seven adults, the Health Department said Friday.
Up to 11 Ohio State University students may have the Mumps. Nine cases are confirmed and two more are suspected.
"We are sharing this information with you as quickly as possible, and we are working with health care and public health professionals to ensure we are following best practices.
When Chiefs doctor Kevin Bell heard how a 23-year-old suffered recently when she caught measles at a hip-hop festival in Australia it made him wonder how well protected his Chiefs rugby players were.
Federal health officials issued a Level 1 health watch for travelers to and from the Philippines , citing that country's measles outbreak as a source of disease among unvaccinated children in the U.S. Measles is a highly contagious virus that can spread through the air from person to person.
The Department of Public Health says the residents live in Middlesex County. The DPH did not release any other details about the patients.
A West Central Illinois health organization said Wednesday that it has confirmed a second case of measles in the Tri-States.
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When we were kids, the Milwaukee Health Department used to hang a quarantine sign on the door of a house when we had measles, mumps, chicken pox, scarlet fever and polio.