Measles Still a Threat to Kids Across the World


By Molly Clifton

Fifty years after the highly effective measles vaccine was approved, the virus is still killing more than 400 children a day worldwide. 

Health officials at the CDC say people infected overseas are sparking  outbreaks with unvaccinated people in the US, including infants. 

In 2013, at least 175  cases of measles were reported in the U.S., that’s almost 3 times the year before.

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