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The Associated Press ATLANTA Measles cases in the United States are at the highest level in more than a decade, with nearly half of those involving children whose parents rejected vaccination, health officials reported Thursday.
By Stephanie Innes, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 22--Pima County's measles outbreak is over and it wasn't as bad as the health department previously thought.
Public health officials in Britain warn that a decline in vaccinations has made measles endemic in the country once again. A total of 95 cases of measles were reported in May in London, The Independent said. There were 35 elsewhere in England and Wales.
Americans traveling to the World Cup soccer matches in Germany should be aware that nearly 1,200 cases of measles have been reported in a region that includes 3 of the 12 host cities, according to an advisory issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh will inoculate some 33.5 million children in the biggest measles vaccination campaign in history, officials said on Thursday.
A large measles outbreak in Indiana earlier this year shows what can happen when an imported case of measles encounters a group of unvaccinated individuals.
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