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Startling new numbers released on Measles outbreak

July 30, 2019 08:43 AM

Startling new numbers on the measles outbreak.    

The Centers for Disease Control released those numbers on Monday. They say more than 1,100 cases have been confirmed in thirty states.    

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That’s an increase of 16 cases since last week. 

The majority are in people who have not been vaccinated.    

The CDC says New York is the hardest hit state.    

A state of emergency was declared in Rockland County at the height of the outbreak but was lifted last week.

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