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Measles Outbreak Hits Record Numbers

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As of April 26, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tallied 704 incidents of measles in 22 states since the beginning of the year. The number of cases has now reached the highest annual level since the disease was declared eliminated from the United States in 2000.

Measles outbreaks (defined as three or more incidents) are currently ongoing in New York (Rockland County and New York City), California (Butte County, Los Angeles County, and Sacramento County), Georgia, Maryland, Michigan, and New Jersey. Cases have also been reported in Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington.

Author: @DailyCupofYoga


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