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Thu Apr 4, 2019, 07:42 PM

Measles Cases Soar Across US: 'It's Getting Worse'

Country sees more cases in first three months of 2019 than in all of last year, CDC says

Erin Schumaker in New York

Wed 3 Apr 2019 15.27 EDT First published on Wed 3 Apr 2019 06.00 EDT

The US has seen more reports of measles cases in the first three months of 2019 than in the whole of last year, health officials said this week.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday reported 387 measles cases so far in 2019, 15 more than the total number of cases last year. The numbers make 2019 the second-worst year for measles since the United States declared itself measles-free nearly two decades ago.

Fifteen states reported confirmed measles cases this year. Rockland county in New York saw 157 cases, most of them concentrated in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. Clark county, Washington, reported 73 cases, the majority of them in children 10 and younger.

California reported 16 measles cases so far this year, compared with 21 cases in 2018. (Last year’s data is provisional and likely to change, according to the California department of public health.) The numbers come on the heels of the state’s 2014 and 2015 measles outbreak at Disneyland, which was the largest in state history.

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https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/apr/03/us-sees-more-measles-reports-in-first-three-months-of-2019-than-in-all-of-2018

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Response to RCW2014 (Original post)

Thu Apr 4, 2019, 10:15 PM

1. Build. The. Wall.

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Response to Bob the Bilderberger (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 4, 2019, 10:23 PM

2. Quarantine all non-vaxers. ALL!

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Response to RCW2014 (Reply #2)

Thu Apr 4, 2019, 11:33 PM

3. Yep...

set up nice little anti-vaxxer camps for them.

Selfish assholes. They're not just messing with their own health, they're messing with the health of people with immunodeficiency diseases who shouldn't have to isolate themselves just because someone else wants to be stupid.

I honestly cant even imagine being the anti-vaxxing parent of a kid who ends up dying from a preventable disease. How do they live with themselves?

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