NYC declares state of emergency in wake of measles outbreak

YouTube download / AP video / Residents of a predominantly ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in New York could face fines for failing to be vaccinated against the measles. New York's mayor declared an emergency Tuesday, citing an outbreak of the virus (April 9). 

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com for a decade now. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed dozens of journalism-industry awards in print anddigital platforms. Frederick is enrolled at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's three-fourths through the online Master of Arts program in New Media Journalism. His graduation is in August.