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Responding to a Measles Outbreak, NYC Mayor Orders Mandatory Vaccinations in Some Neighborhoods

On Tuesday morning, responding to a growing and serious measles outbreak in largely Haredi Jewish areas of Brooklyn, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency. He also ordered all unvaccinated individuals in those neighborhoods to receive a measles vaccine, saying in a press conference, “This is the epicenter of a measles outbreak that is very, very troubling and must be dealt with immediately.” In the midst of an ongoing series of measles outbreaks across the U.S. and a renewed wave of anti-vaccination misinformation, the response to the order is probably going to be very, very loud.

Source: Responding to a Measles Outbreak, NYC Mayor Orders Mandatory Vaccinations in Some Neighborhoods

By Eve Reiland

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