The CDC website said that the federal government started recording measles cases in 1912, and in the first decade of record-keeping, an average of 6,000 measles-related deaths were reported each year.
It further noted that only about 1 in 10 actual measles cases is reported, meaning the early trends for 2019 likely underestimate the severity of the outbreaks. By the end of the year, the number of measles cases in the USA could come close to the tally reported 25 years ago in 1994: 963 cases.
In Madagascar, one of the poorest nations in the world, an outbreak began in September 2018, and at least 117,075 cases of the disease have been reported by the nation's health ministry as of last month.
Infections have also increased in wealthy countries with high overall immunisation rates, such as the United States and Israel.
The WHO said that some outbreaks are due to "clusters" of unvaccinated people.
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Increasing vaccination coverage maximises a population's protection, the World Health Organization said.
The 555 tally for 2019 is the second-largest tally since measles was declared eliminated from the United States in 2000. The closing, which is the first for this outbreak, came less than a week after Mayor Bill De Blasio issued an emergency declaration that mandates measles vaccines for all children in four Brooklyn ZIP codes.
The 2019 tally is already the most since 2014, when 667 were reported.
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New York City declares a state of public health emergency in Brooklyn as the measles outbreak has reached at least 285 cases. All but 39 of the confirmed cases are in children. "I believe the CDC and state and local agencies are up to the task".
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