Measles: What we know and don't about the disease

107 people from 21 states recently found to have the highly contagious disease.
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Warming weather usually slows transmission of the virus, but it is not clear that this outbreak is fading, experts said.
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The number of confirmed measles cases in the United States rose by 41 in the past week, to 880 cases from January 1 to May 17, 2019 — the highest since 1994.Medscape Medical News
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“This is a national movement of people who are nothing but charlatans, conspiracy theorists and people . . . spreading misinformation,” says New York official.
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“This is a national movement of people who are nothing but charlatans, conspiracy theorists and people . . . spreading misinformation,” says New York official.
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There have now been 880 cases in the current outbreak, according to CDC data released on Monday - up 4.9 percent in just one week.
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The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new cases nationwide, raising the total number sickened this year to 880 people.
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While the vast majority of measles cases in the U.S. and worldwide are occurring in unvaccinated children, a fair percentage is also occurring in adults.  With more-widespread transmission of measles, it’s becoming more important for all of us – yes, that includes parents – to make sure we’re well-protected. Measles is probably the single most […]Find jobs at  Careers by KevinMD.com.  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
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(George Washington University) A first of its kind analysis published today by researchers at the George Washington University (GW) found that a 2016 California vaccine law boosted protective coverage against measles and other serious childhood diseases compared to states that acted as statistical controls. At the same time, the data also revealed a sharp increase in medical exemptions to the vaccine mandate, concentrated in a few California counties.
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[This Day] Maiduguri -M édecines Sans Frontières (MSF), popularly known as Doctors Without Borders on Friday revealed that 58 people had been killed by measles in Borno State since January.
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