International travel brought the measles virus to Orthodox Jewish communities in New York and New Jersey and to Washington state, according to two new reports from officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health departments published in today’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports (MMWR).

In addition, officials Oklahoma have reported the state’s first case of the year, while Washington and Pennsylvania added to their case totals.

Low vaccination rates in NY, NJ

 

Credit: iStock, Manjurul

Credit: iStock, Manjurul

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