Today in the News: Measles cases skyrocket

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported today that there have already been 288 cases of measles in the U.S. this year, the highest amount for one year since the disease was eliminated in 2000. It also is the highest number of cases for the first five months since 1994 saw 764 cases by this time (and 963 for the full year). Officials say children and adults should get vaccinated.

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