According to the study, 90% of those infected were either unvaccinated or did not know their vaccination status. And 280 out of the 288 cases were related to importations of the disease from at least 18 countries.
Dr. Anne Schuchat, director of CDC’s National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, said in a release that “the current increase in measles cases is being driven by unvaccinated people, primarily U.S. residents, who got measles in other countries, brought the virus back to the United States and spread to others in communities where many people are not vaccinated.”
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