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US measles cases hit 1044 this year

WASHINGTON: The United States recorded 22 new measles cases last week, a 2.2 percent increase, taking the total cases for the year to 1,044 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said https://www.cdc.gov/measles/cases-outbreaks.html had recorded the 22 cases of the highly contagious and sometimes deadly disease in 28 states as of June 13. (REUTERS)