Measles surged globally in 2017, health agencies say

Measles cases around the world surged 31% from 2016 to 2017, according to new reports by the World Health Organization and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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626 people have been infected this year, the highest number since 2014, when 667 infections were recorded. Most of the new infections (68) were in New York state, which has two current outbreaks.
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The United States recorded 71 new measles cases last week, a 13 percent increase as the country faces its second-worst outbreak of the disease in almost two decades, federal health officials said on Monday.
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There have been 626 cases of measles reported in the United States this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's 71 more than the agency reported last week in its weekly update.
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MONDAY, April 22, 2019 -- Just a few months into the year, the United States is set to break an annual record for the number of measles cases. The number of measles cases rose by 71 in the last week and now stands at 626 since Jan. 1, the U.S....
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New York outbreaks continue to drive US measles cases up toward levels not seen in 25 years
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Cases of the vaccine-preventable disease are virtually certain to surpass the record of 667 in 2014.
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The FDA wants to underscore our continued confidence in the safety and effectiveness of the vaccines that are highly successful at preventing – in some cases, nearly eradicating – preventable diseases. Large well-designed studies have confirmed the safety and effectiveness of the MMR vaccine and have demonstrated that administration of the vaccine is not associated with the development of autism. MMR vaccine has been approved in the U nited States for nearly 50 years to prevent measles, mumps and rubella (also known as German Measles). As a result of its use, measles and rubella were completely eradicated in th...
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This is the second-greatest number of cases in a single year since the disease was eliminated in the United States in 2000
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(NEW YORK) — Outbreaks in New York state continue to drive up the number of U.S. measles cases, which are approaching levels not seen in 25 years. Health officials say 71 more cases were reported last week, with 68 of them from New York. That brings this year’s total to 626. That is already the most since 2014, when 667 were reported for the whole year. The most before that was 963 cases in 1994. Twenty-two states have reported cases, but the vast majority have been in New York — mainly in New York City and in nearby Rockland County. Most of the New York cases have been unvaccinated people in Orthodox Jew...
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(Natural News) Care to purposely give your 3-to-4-month-young baby gastrointestinal illness and upper-respiratory distress? Up your chances of sickening your child with these serious health crises by 40 – 60 percent, simply by getting a nurse or doctor to inject the so called “safe and effective” MMR vaccine. Yes, the Measles, Mumps &Rubella shot,...
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