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Measles

Measles

December 2014 a Measles outbreak started at Disneyland in California.
The MMR vaccine is extremely effective in prevention of Measles. In fact, measles was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000. However, measles is still endemic in many parts of the world, and outbreaks can occur in the U.S. when unvaccinated groups are exposed to imported measles virus. The current multi-state outbreak underscores the ongoing risk of importation of measles and the need for measles vaccine coverage.

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