Measles cases and outbreaks : January 1 to June 26, 2015
Published Date:June 30, 2015
Corporate Authors:National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (U.S.). Division of Viral Diseases.
Description:178 cases reported in 24 states and the District of Columbia: Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington.
5 outbreaks respresenting 85% of reported cases this year.
• The majority of people who got measles were unvaccinated.
• Measles is still common in many parts of the world including some countries in Europe, Asia, the Pacific, and Africa.
• Travelers with measles continue to bring the disease into the U.S.
• Measles can spread when it reaches a community in the U.S. where groups of people are unvaccinated.
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