CDC reports 90 new measles cases as outbreak approaches record

The U.S. total is now 555 after the third consecutive week of increases, approaching a record since the disease was "eliminated" in 2000.
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As the number of measles cases across the country grows, so does the possibility of its spread in workplaces.   Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 71 new cases last week brought this year’s total to 626 cases across 22 states. CNN reported Wednesday that number breaks this century’s previous record of 667 in 2014. It's the biggest U.S. outbreak since 2000, when public health offic ials declared measles was eliminated nationwide, The New York Times reports. At Google earlier…
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U.S. measles cases have reached their highest number on record in 25 years. The outbreak comes at a time when more and more parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children. Dr. Jon LaPook joins CBSN to discuss.
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BRITAIN is facing a measles time bomb as a growing number of parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children against the illness. But why are parents not giving their kids the MMR vaccine?
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[Vanguard] The World Health Organisation has listed Nigeria as one of the nine African countries where measles outbreaks have resurfaced.
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New CDC figures reveal 681 people in 22 states have been diagnosed this year, outpacing the 667 people diagnosed in the whole of 2014.
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Between 2010 and 2017, an average of 21.1 million children missed their first dose of the measles vaccine, the United Nations Children ’s Fund (UNICEF) revealed on Wednesday, stressing its importance to creating “an umbrella of immunity for everyone.” 
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The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in public.
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More than 20 million children a year missed out on measles vaccines across the world in the past eight years, laying a path of exposure to a virus that is now causing disease outbreaks globally, a United Nations report said on Thursday.
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U.S. measles cases in 2019 have climbed to their highest level in 25 years in a resurgence largely attributed to misinformation that is turning parents against vaccines
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The government declared measles eliminated 19 years ago. But on Wednesday, new numbers show the disease has surged back to the highest numbers seen in 25 years. Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
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