With 555 total cases, 2019 now and the second is not even half over.
"Dr. Nancy Messonier, Director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. "This is not going to stop."
Measles is not just rising in the United States. The World Health Organization reported Monday there were more than 110,000 measles cases
cases are likely to be higher than in the past.
Ukraine had the highest number of cases in the past 12 months, followed by Madagascar and India with more than 69,000 and 60,000 cases respectively. WHO warned that there are delays in reporting and this data may be incomplete.
The 'fast-moving, life-threatening disease'
Additionally, 1 or 2 out of 1,000 children who get measles will die from it.