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U.S. measles cases in first five months of 2019 surpass total cases per year for past 25 years

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
May 30, 2019

Today, CDC is reporting 971 cases of measles in the United States thus far in 2019. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1994, when 963 cases were reported for the entire year.

CDC continues to work with affected state and local health departments to get ongoing outbreaks under control.