Measles Count in US This Year Already More Than All of 2018

The number of U.S. measles cases through the first three months of this year have surpassed the count for all of 2018, health officials say.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The number of U.S. measles cases through the first three months of this year have surpassed the count for all of 2018, health officials say. There have been 387 cases through March, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday. There were 372 last year. The numbers are preliminary, and may change. But the 2019 tally is already the most since 2014, when 667 were reported. This year’s numbers have…

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