WISCONSIN(WAOW) -- The Wisconsin Department of Health Services says there have been 22 confirmed cases of measles in the state.
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia health officials say five people who recently traveled to Virginia from Afghanistan have been diagnosed with measles. The cases are being reported in the wake of the U.S. halting in-bound flights of Afghan evacuees Friday after the discovery of a few measles cases. Virginia health officials are working to identify
The U.S. has halted U.S.-bound flights of Afghan evacuees after discovering a few cases of measles among Afghans arriving in the United States. A U.S. government document viewed by The Associated Press warned the development would have a severe impact on an evacuation that since Aug. 15 has moved many thousands of people out of
One of the newly arrived Afghan refugees at Fort McCoy was diagnosed with measles and is now in isolation according to a statement from a fort spokesperson.
Health experts are emphasizing the importance of not-skipping well-child visits for infants, children and adolescents during COVID-19.
State health officials are pushing a new program aimed at encouraging parents to get their children immunized, especially with recent Measles outbreaks happening from coast-to-coast.
The number of measles cases in the US is now at 839 for the year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s weekly measles update.