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CDC Warns of 'Imported' Measles as U.S. Deals with Cases

The CDC has issued a warning ahead of the spring travel season, expressing concerns about the global spread of measles. With cases detected in every region worldwide, the CDC is particularly worried about the potential for "imported" cases as travel increases in airports, planes, and other enclosed spaces.


Highlighting a 30-fold increase in measles cases in Europe, including popular destinations for Americans, the CDC urges individuals to ensure their measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccinations are up to date at least two weeks before travel. As of Feb. 22, 35 measles cases have been reported in various U.S. states, prompting heightened vigilance among health authorities. Read more from Scripps News here.