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U.S. records 33 new measles cases, raising year’s total to 1,077

FILE PHOTO: A vial of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine at the International Community Health Services clinic in Seattle, Washington, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson (Reuters) – The United States recorded 33 new measles cases last week, bringing the number of confirmed cases this year to 1,077 in the worst outbreak of… Read More »

HHS Secretary Alex Azar urges people to vaccinate as measles cases surpass 1,000

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar urged all Americans to vaccinate against measles Wednesday as the confirmed number of cases reached 1,001. The latest figure is the highest since 1992, when the number of confirmed cases reached 2,200. Thanks to wide acceptance of vaccines, measles was declared eliminated in 2000. Azar said Health and… Read More »