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A teen girl getting a vaccine from a black female doctor while her father watches. (Photo: Getty Images)

Measles Resurgence

Protect Yourself & Others Against Measles The United States is experiencing its largest measles outbreak since the virus was eliminated in 2000. As of Friday, May 17, 880 cases of measles have been reported in 24 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and
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Measles are on the rise in Europe. In the U.S. so far this year, the CDC has reported 124 cases in 22 states and D.C. (Photo: Getty Images)

97 Percent Effective

Immunization Best Defense Against Measles High fever. Cough. Runny nose. Red, watery eyes. It may not be the flu. It could be measles. Measles cases are on the rise in Europe, with more than 40,000 cases and 37 deaths in the first six months of 2018. In the United States, the
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