CDC monitors measles outbreak in La., 20 other states

Person with measles

"Missouri is one of the states where there have been cases of measles".

Measles is common in Europe, Asia, the Pacific and Africa, officials say, and travelers with measles can spread the disease to people in the USA who have not been vaccinated. Symptoms such as high fever, rash all over the body, stuffy nose and reddened eyes typically disappear without treatment within two or three weeks. Of those, 338 were connected to a single large outbreak.

More than 100 people have already been diagnosed with the virus, which is highly contagious.

There were only 118 cases of measles in the U.S.in 2017 and 86 in 2016. Within about 5 days, it fades in the order it appeared.

107 D.C. residents and people from multiple US states have contracted the viral infection as of July 14.

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The measles are spreading in IL and other states in 2018. Additionally, some doctors have never seen a case of measles in their lifetime.

The incidences of measles has dropped dramatically since the introduction of a live vaccine in 1963, the CDC said. It was the greatest number of measles cases the country had seen since the disease was eliminated in 2000.

"The best protection against measles is MMR vaccine".

Dr. Ann Hennessey, a pediatrician with Mercy Clinic, has encouraged all of her patients to get vaccinated.

Anna Chacon is a dermatologist and part of the ABC News medical unit.

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