U.S. May Lose Measles Free Status

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After being designated measles-free for two decades, the United States risks losing its status due to recent measles outbreaks.
Over the past fifteen months, 338 cases of measles have been reported in the U.S. Among these cases, 96% were associated with measles virus importation.
Among the 326 import-associated measles cases, 61% occurred among U.S. residents who were eligible for vaccination but were unvaccinated or whose vaccination status was unknown.
Furthermore, in 2024 alone, seven measles outbreaks (3+ cases) have been reported in the U.S.

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