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Officials concerned about measles in U.S.

Officials concerned about measles in U.S.

Federal officials encouraged parents to get their children vaccinated against measles and update their own vaccination, expressing concern over the increasing number of measles cases across the nation during a news briefing on Thursday. So far this year, 84 measles cases have been reported in 14 states; 67 of the cases have been linked to exposure in Disneyland in late 2014, the origin of which is still under investigation. "This year's outbreak shows that measles can spread easily and we want vaccination rates to stay high among people," said Dr. Anne Schuchat, director of CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.  There are...

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