You might have read reports about so called "measles parties," in which parents purposely send healthy children off to parties with measles-infected kids. It turns out the parties aren't a thing, according to health officials.
As rumors about the vaccine spread faster than the measles itself, we take a look at each of the ingredients that make up the inoculation.
We asked experts to explain how the vaccine works and why the outbreak is happening now.
With the recent measles outbreak linked to a certain famous mouse's home turf in California, the spotlight has been thrown back onto a disease that was thought largely eradicated in the United States.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) received 288 reports of measles between Jan. 1 and May 23, 2014, the most in that time period since 1994. Continue reading →
A new drug that can be administered orally could contain outbreaks. Continue reading →
A measles-like virus has killed 10 times the number of dolphins than typically seen.
A measles outbreak that hospitalized nearly a dozen children in Minneapolis can be traced back to one doctor's fraud.