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Thu Apr 25, 2019, 04:03 AM

CDC Reports Largest U.S. Measles Outbreak Since Year 2000

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report 695 measles cases in 22 states.

"This is the greatest number of cases reported in the United States since measles was eliminated from this country in 2000," according to a CDC statement issued late Wednesday.

The agency attributed the high number of cases primarily to a few large outbreaks one in the state of Washington and two others in New York City and New York state. The New York outbreaks are among the largest and longest lasting since 2000.

"The longer these outbreaks continue, the greater the chance measles will again get a sustained foothold in the United States," the CDC said.

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said, in a statement, said the rise in measles cases is "avoidable."

https://www.npr.org/2019/04/24/716953746/cdc-reports-largest-u-s-measles-outbreak-since-year-2000

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Fri Apr 26, 2019, 06:07 AM

1. K&R

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Fri Apr 26, 2019, 10:15 AM

2. Shit. The anti-vaxxers are winning...

They won't be happy until millions of children are dead...

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