- PRO/EDR> Measles update (27)
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 22:02:40 -0400
Measles -- United States
A devastating infectious disease pandemic could kill more people than nuclear war. Just 100 years ago, the Spanish flu killed 50 million to 100 million people. Life-threatening diseases continue to place us at great risk. Ten years ago, it was H1N1 influenza. Today, it is the measles.
Last week [week of Mon 8 Apr 2019], New York Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency. Measles outbreaks are occurring in New York City and throughout the nation, with case counts rising at an