We are in the midst of a measles epidemic. As of July 25th, more than 1,100 cases have been reported in 30 states since the beginning of the year. That’s the highest number since 1992 — and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000. Given that measles is extremely contagious — the virus can linger in rooms even after a sick person has left — and can lead to serious complications, this is really alarming.
There is a simple way to help: get more people immunized.
How many children receive vaccines?
Most children in the US are immunized. Only a little more than 1% of children have no immunizations...Read More