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CDC: Nearly a third of measles cases since 2020 happened in the past three months

Posted on AllSides April 11th, 2024
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Nearly a third of all U.S. measles cases in the past four years happened during a three-month stretch in 2024, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rise in measles is troubling. Officials attribute it to the drop in the U.S. vaccination rate for the deadly and preventable virus amid a global surge in cases. For now, the risk of widespread transmission remains low due to existing immunity and robust public health responses to contain outbreaks, according to the report published Thursday. The CDC...

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https://usatoday.com/story/news/health/2024/04/11/cdc-measles-cases-2020-2024/73280772007

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