New York's mayor has declared a public health emergency following a measles outbreak. The emergency warning covers certain postcodes in Brooklyn. All residents in the affected areas have been told to get vaccinated or face a fine.
The New York county which declared a state of emergency over a measles outbreak is on the “right path” after administering hundreds of vaccinations in two days, the chief of the US district said. Under the emergency, Rockland County banned non-vaccinated minors from public places in a bid to prevent the once-eliminated disease from spreading.
A county in New York state has declared a state of emergency following a severe outbreak of measles. Rockland County, on the Hudson River north of New York City, has barred unvaccinated children from public spaces after 153 cases were confirmed.
The US sailor famously photographed kissing a stranger in New York's Times Square to celebrate the end of World War Two has died aged 95. The picture of George Mendonsa bending over and kissing 21-year-old Greta Zimmer Friedman on VJ Day (Victory over Japan) became one of the most enduring images of the period.
The owners of the Chrysler Building in New York are planning to sell the skyscraper, according news reports. But this may not be easy, since this symbol of Manhattan was built back in 1930.
Facebook has revealed that a software bug exposed the photos of up to 6.8 million users, including pictures they had not posted. It made the announcement a day after hosting its pop-up privacy experience It's Your Facebook in New York's Bryant Park.
Former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani met Tuesday with Uruguay's President Tabaré Vázquez in Montevideo and agreed to work on a new security proposal adjusted to the local situation.
Following the arrests of four people, authorities in Argentina have uncovered how a former president may have used bribe money to buy U.S. properties, including luxury condos in New York City and South Florida.
Cunard’s flagship ocean liner Queen Mary 2 had a rare meeting in New York Harbor on Sunday and paid tribute to British Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth during the carrier’s first visit to the U.S. The rendezvous between these renowned vessels celebrates the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom and their committed alliance.
A call to strengthen health care systems around the world based on physician-led primary care was made by the President of the World Medical Association Dr. Yoshitake Yokokura.