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U.S. recorded 7 new cases of measles last week

Reuters | Washington DC | Updated: 09-09-2019 19:33 IST | Created: 09-09-2019 19:32 IST
U.S. recorded 7 new cases of measles last week
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The United States recorded seven new measles cases last week, taking the total cases for the year to 1,241 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it had recorded cases of the highly contagious and sometimes deadly disease in 31 states as of Sept. 5.

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