US Measles Cases Hit Highest Mark in 25 Years

April 24, 2019

(ABC News) – Measles cases in the U.S. this year have climbed past 680 to their highest level in 25 years, a resurgence largely attributed to misinformation that is turning parents against vaccines. Health officials in hard-hit New York City on Wednesday reported 61 new cases since late last week, in what would make this the nation’s worst year for measles since 1994, with eight months still to go. Other states are reporting more cases, too.

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