NYC declares public health emergency amid a measles outbreak in the Orthodox Jewish community

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency Tuesday after a measles outbreak in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn. De Blasio said the city would require unvaccinated individuals living in certain areas in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, to receive the measles vaccine, and violations and possibly fines could be issued to those who do not comply.

“This is the epicenter of a measles outbreak that is very, very troubling and must be dealt with immediately,” he said.

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2 Comments on NYC declares public health emergency amid a measles outbreak in the Orthodox Jewish community

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