Listen: Measles, Amanda Cone And United States discussed on All Things Considered
"Far measles has been confirmed in twenty states pediatrician Amanda cone advisor on vaccines with the centers for disease control and prevention says cases of the disease are excel rating fast. We are on track to have one of the highest numbers of cases of measles reported since we eliminated measles in the year two thousand but more and more parents are opting out of exiting their child for religious or personal reasons and more people are traveling to countries where measles is common countries such as Israel, Ukraine Philippines. When people go to those countries and are exposed to measles, and they weren't vaccinated. They travel back. From that country to the United States bringing with them the extremely contagious fibers. If"