Number of measles cases increases in the US

 

March 27, 2024

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Measles cases have seen an uptick in the U.S., according to the North Central District Health Department.

North Central District Health Department recently released a community update on the rise in Measles cases in the U.S.

Be aware that measles cases are on the rise in the United States, and while Nebraska has not seen this yet. NCDHD staff said, "Now is the time to make sure you and your family are up to date on your vaccinations.

The State of Nebraska has issued a statement encouraging prioritization of vaccinations to safeguard communities. MMR, the vaccine that covers measles, is given at 12 to 15 months and at four to six years. It is safe and is 97% effective after two doses, according to...



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