Posts Tagged: Measles

  • Meeska, Mooska, Mickey… Measles!

    Meeska, Mooska, Mickey… Measles!

    Last year was a banner year for measles in the United States. The CDC’s provisional number of measles cases for 2014 stands at 644, the most since measles was declared eliminated from the USA 14 years earlier.1 Over half the states in the union experienced measles. It appears that 2015 is picking up right where

  • Would you like measles with that?

    Would you like measles with that?

    Measles was declared eliminated as a circulating disease in the United States in the year 2000.1 However, importation of measles into the U.S. from other countries where the virus remains endemic continues to be a threat. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that there have been 288 confirmed cases of