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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 »

Measles accelerates to second-highest level in US in 25 years and over 100,000 global cases

With 555 total cases, 2019 now has the second-highest number of measles cases in the United States in 25 years — and the year isn’t even half over. “I’m obviously very concerned about the size and also acceleration of the current outbreak,” said Dr. Nancy Messonier, director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and… Read More »