Friday, 23 August, 2019

Number of USA measles cases tops 800

This child shows a classic day-4 rash with measles. CDC  NIP Barbara Rice LC CDC  NIP Barbara Rice This child shows a classic day-4 rash with measles. CDC NIP Barbara Rice LC CDC NIP Barbara Rice
Samantha Long | 16 May, 2019, 00:06

State health officials in CT said one case there was a resident who had visited NY.

The United States so far this year has recorded 764 cases of measles in 23 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declared the disease eradicated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The 2019 outbreak has not spread to any additional states since last week, when Pennsylvania became the latest state to confirm at least one case.

Lauren Gardner, an associate professor of civil engineering at Johns Hopkins and a UT Austin engineering alumna, commented: "Critically, we recommend that public health officials and policymakers prioritize monitoring the counties we identify to be at high risk that have not yet reported cases, especially those that lie adjacent to counties with ongoing outbreaks and those that house large worldwide airports".

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The steep uptick in cases this year has been driven primarily by large outbreaks in NY and Washington state, and represents the country's highest annual measles case count since there were 963 cases in 1994. Lawmakers in CT are trying to remove the religious exemption from vaccines.

He spoke of parents not seeking medical care for sick kids or intentionally exposing children to the measles virus at "measles parties", and of the spread of misinformation about the vaccine. "We can stop the outbreak", said Dr. Shadowen. "That's been the history of measles since we developed the vaccine". Since those outbreaks began, providers in New York City and Rockland County have administered more than 40,000 doses of the MMR vaccine.

The disease is highly contagious and can be fatal, killing one or two of every 1,000 children who contract it, according to the CDC.

"Anyone who is not protected against measles is at risk of getting infected when they travel internationally", the CDC says.

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