Thursday , June 1 2023

There are 68 cases of measles confirmed in New York.


The New York authorities identified 68 measles in a county and caused the greatest outbreak in the state for decades.

Journal News The outbreak of Rockland County originated from three groups of Israeli travelers, most of which affected the Orthodox Jewish residents of New Square, Moncey and Spring Valley.

Israel is currently experiencing measles outbreaks with more than 1,500 confirmed cases and one child death.

A Rockland health official said the patients were mixed with adults, teenagers and children. County officials are monitoring the school to ensure that uninvited children are not present.

Measles is a highly contagious disease. Symptoms include high fever, coughing, rash and redness and blisters.

The largest measles outbreak in the state is identified in 58 confirmed cases in 2013.

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