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Brooklyn families rally to sue New York City over mandatory measles vaccination order

Families are set to sue New York City over mandatory measles vaccine order: Lawyer says the move and threat of $ 1,000 fine is unlawful – but public health experts say it could swing either way in the Supreme Court Michael Sussam, a civil rights lawyer, says he plans to have a case filed by… Read More »

Global Health: New York City Is Requiring Vaccinations Against Measles. Can Officials Do That?

Faced with an expanding measles outbreak, Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York declared a public health emergency on Tuesday and ordered a program of mandatory vaccination in parts of Brooklyn. Such a health order is rare but not unheard-of in American history, medical experts said. It has occurred several times. The Supreme Court ruled… Read More »