Spread Of Measles Accelerates, With U.S. Cases Rising To 465 So Far This Year

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WSJ:

The spread of measles is accelerating in the U.S., driven mostly by an outbreak in New York City, data released Monday show, signaling the difficulties public-health officials are confronting as they try to stop the spread of the highly contagious disease.

The number of measles cases that have occurred in the U.S. since the beginning of the year has jumped to 465 from 387 the previous week, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday. That is the largest weekly increase in U.S. cases in 2019, the…READ MORE

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