National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education center (NETEC) Situation Report: Measles Spreads to 17 States in the U.S.

From January 1 to March 14, 2024, CDC has recorded 58 confirmed cases of measles across 17 jurisdictions in the United States. These cases have been attributed to seven outbreaks, compared to the 58 total cases in four outbreaks reported throughout the entirety of 2023. Ninety-three percent of the reported cases in 2024 are linked to international travel. Among the affected individuals, the majority are children aged 12 months and older who have not received the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine.

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