Six outbreaks, defined as three or more cases of Measles (Rubeola), are currently ongoing within:
- New York State, Rockland County
- New York City
- California, Santa Cruz County
- New Jersey
- California, Butte County
There have been 387 confirmed individual cases of measles in 2019, within 15 states as of March 28, 2019. In the past week alone, 73 more cases have been reported, breaking the record of 2018 as the second highest number of measles cases since it’s declared elimination in the United States in 2000 (2014 being the highest at 667 cases).
According to the Centers for Disease Control (the CDC) most people infected were not vaccinated. The states that have reported cases are Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Texas, and Washington.
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