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Minnesota's Measles Outbreak Appears to Be Tapering Off


Minnesota's Measles Outbreak Appears to Be Tapering Off
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Measles was officially wiped out in the United States 17 years ago. But outbreaks still happen when someone carries the virus back from a country where measles exists. The state of Minnesota is battling the biggest outbreak of measles since 1990, and state health officials are hoping it is now tapering off. Seventy-eight people caught the disease and nearly a third were hospitalized. VOA's Carol Pearson has more.

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