Measles Outbreak on Pace to Be Largest in Decades

Route Fifty: Federal officials last week confirmed 90 new cases of the measles, bringing the nationwide total to 555 as outbreaks continue in five states.

“This is the second-greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since measles was eliminated in 2000,” behind 667 cases in 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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