Public Health

  Posted on: Friday, April 26, 2019
Worry: Soaring U.S. measles cases set record
Homeland Security News Wire
Measles was declared officially eliminated in 2000 in the United States, but thanks to an effective misinformation campaign by anti-vaccination activists, measles has been making a comeback: The U.S. has just seen the highest annual record of measles infection in five years – and it is not even May. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 110,000 people, most of them children, died from measles in 2017.

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