What You Need to Know About Recent U.S. Measles Cases
Sunday, February 11, 2024 12:32 PM
Measles was officially declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2001, thanks to widespread measles vaccine uptake. Around the world, measles cases also fell 80% from 2000-2016, with deaths dropping from 550,000 to 90,000 per year. However, ongoing measles outbreaks persist globally, with 23,066 cases reported in Yemen from June 2023–Nov. 2023 alone. Read more.