CDC: U.S. Measles Cases Climb to 1,077

June 24, 2019

(UPI) – Measles cases continue to pile up in the United States, as the nation has now reached 1,077 cases, which are spread through 28 states. The number is an increase of 33 from the previous week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The new record represents the highest number of measles cases since 1992. The disease had been declared eliminated in 2000.