US Measles Count Increases 20% in Just One Week

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new figures showing there were 90 additional confirmed cases as of April 11 from the previous week. Thus bringing the total Measles count for the year to 555. The latest US tally came as the World Health Organization reported a 300 percent increase in measles cases worldwide in the first three months of 2019. Driven by a spreading US movement against vaccinations, the US flareup is the second worst since the highly contagious and sometimes deadly disease was officially declared eradicated in 2000. https://twitter.com/DrGailSaltz/status/1117837535072391168 Detected in 20 US states, the biggest measles hotspots are in New Yor...

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