Fewer new measles cases reported this past week

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The United States recorded only 12 new measles cases last week according to the CDC.

This marks a slow down in the recent outbreak this year. The total number of cases on record in the U.S. is at 639. Measles is one of the most contagious viruses in the world. The virus was eliminated in the U.S. 20 years ago but recently re-emerged in many countries around the world.

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