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NYC health officials warn against ‘measles parties’ amid biggest outbreak in decades

A public health emergency was declared in New York City on Tuesday due to a measles outbreak — and health officials are warning against the idea of “measles parties.” Such parties involve intentionally exposing unvaccinated children to other children with a disease, with the intent that they would get the disease themselves. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)… Read More »