US measles cases just part of 300% global uptick

The World Health Organization reports that preliminary global data shows that reported cases of measles are up by 300% in 2019 compared to the same timeframe in 2018.
0:25 | 04/16/19

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The number of measles cases in the US jumped 20% in the last week ninety cases have been confirmed for a total 555. This year. Outbreaks have been found in twenty states but New York has a majority of the cases most are in the ultra orthodox Jewish community which is fighting vaccinations. The city is now ordered a religious pre school to close a lawsuit from parents claim the city's health emergency declaration is unjustified.

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