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Measles Outbreak In New York City

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Measles Outbreak In New York City

2018-11-02 22:59:161 Oct 2018 01:53 AM EST

The New York City Department of Health announced Friday that 17 children have been infected with measles.
According to Business Insider, the17 children all hail from Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish community.
Officials say three of the cases, were acquired by children who recently visited Israel.
NYPD health officials said the virus has spread in schools where there are unvaccinated or incompletely vaccinated children,
Symptoms include a high fever, cough, and rash. Serious complications are possible and can be fatal.
There's no specific treatment for measles, but the virus is preventable with a vaccine.

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