Measles cases on the rise in U.S.
By: Richard Meyer ~Copy Editor~ The number of reported cases of measles is set to surpass previous years in 2015 after an outbreak beginning in southern California. The outbreak, affecting more than 120 people, extends to 17 states across the nation, the most recent of which is Georgia. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began tracking the spread of the disease on Jan. 1 after there were reports of people having the disease after visiting Disneyland in southern California in December. The disease spread quickly to those who had not been vaccinated or who had not had booster shots after the initial vaccination. “This is not a problem with the measles vaccine not working,” Director of the … Continue reading Measles cases on the rise in U.S.
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