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Health Officials: Get Measles Vaccination


Last updated 5/13/2019 at 3:19pm

With multiple measles outbreaks occurring in the United States, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging preventive measures and reminding everyone that vaccination is the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones against measles.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that 764 people from 23 states were confirmed to have measles from Jan. 1 to May 3.

No cases of measles have been identified in North Carolina in 2019, however, outbreaks have recently been reported in Georgia and Tennessee.

“Measles is a highly contagious disease and...

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