However, as the city battles to get the outbreak under control, The New York Daily News uncovered that there are at least 2,700 NYC public school students who are still unvaccinated because of a medical or religious exemption - these stretch farther than just the yeshivas.
Some 285 measles cases have been identified in New York City since last fall, compared to two in all of 2017. The disease is transmitted when people who have not been vaccinated come into contact with others, so areas around global airports or proximity to communities who shun vaccines are of particular concern.
It has been well documented that in order for vaccines to be effective, the vast majority must be vaccinated in order to maintain herd immunity. "Those who have the vaccination won't have to worry".
It's a nightmare for public health officials, but it's good for Merck & Co., Inc. There are reports of handbooks targeting the Orthodox community, arguing vaccines are not kosher or misrepresenting the danger of measles. "And the reason the city government is empowered in a public health emergency is to save lives".
City health officials say the outbreak in Brooklyn began in October when an unvaccinated child visited Israel, where a major outbreak of measles is occurring. "You have a larger pool of babies".
The objective is to raise the vaccination rate from the current 72 percent, Ruppert said.
By the time the vaccines were administered, the measles outbreak in Philadelphia was subsiding - after nine children had died, including six from Faith Tabernacle. "I think it will help in getting the community covered", he said.
Over/under: We'll go for a second straight OVER to start this Western Conference Quarterfinal. "Just the grind of the game ". They're a high-end 5v5 team, elite on the power play, elite on the penalty kill, and they have a Vezina-caliber goaltender.
However, the lander suffered a problem with that main engine later during its descent. "It's the size of a dining table". Although the mission failed, it was relatively affordable compared with previous lunar-landing attempts.
"And they won't come; you won't have so many - because if they know they can't get through, they're not going to come", he said . The Republican is pushing hard for construction of hundreds of miles of new border wall and layers of razor wire.
Bookmakers are backing Ferrari to overcome a hard start to the season and put the struggles of the first two weekends behind it. There were concerns for all three teams, but Ferrari had by far the greatest when it came to Leclerc's vehicle .
However, the whole move seemed tasteless and a way to keep the Lakers taking over the news cycle for all the wrong reasons. Ross has an opportunity to make things hard for his former team and he enters the postseason on an absolute tear.
Since autopilot features are denied in the standard version, it means opting for Plus brings about a price hike of $2,500. If customers want those additions, they will need to upgrade to the $39,500 Standard Plus model by paying the difference.
The Lakers won 37 games this season and missed the playoffs for an unprecedented sixth consecutive year. The Cavs named Lue head coach in the middle of the 2016 Championship season after the firing of Blatt.
But Swedish prosecutors have said a rape case could be reactivated before the statute of limitations for that ends in August 2020. He appeared in court a few hours later and was found guilty of breaching his bail terms back in 2012.
Tornado watch issued for central and eastern Kentucky
Two children, ages 3 and 8, were killed in eastern Texas when a tree fell on the vehicle in which they were traveling. Downed trees and damage to buildings and a transmission tower were reported, said meteorologist Monique Sellers.
Moon Urges Trump to Maintain Dialogue with N.Korea
In an expected move, KCNA also reported that Mr Kim Jong Un had been re-elected as chairman of the State Affairs Commission. Mr Choe was one of the three officials sanctioned by the U.S. in December over allegations of rights abuses.
Trump congratulates Israel's Netanyahu on election victory
He sought to overcome Netanyahu's experience by allying with two other former military chiefs and ex-finance minister Yair Lapid. Netanyahu's Likud party and Gantz's centrist Blue and White party won 35 seats each, according to the close-to-final results.
Liverpool can win dream double, says Virgil Van Dijk
Klopp blamed a lack of "rhythm and direction" for his team's failure to add to their lead but remained pleased with the result. Liverpool defeated Porto 2-0 on Tuesday to take a massive step towards reaching the semifinals of the competition.
Watch scientists unveil the first-ever image
The image of the dark circle surrounded by a ring of hot gas made history. "It's a dream come true, on many levels", Ozel said. Nearly every galaxy in the universe has a black hole at its center, including our Milky Way, he said.