US Narrowly Preserves Measles Elimination Status

November 26, 2019, Vol 322, No. 20, Pages 1935-2032


November 26, 2019
US Narrowly Preserves Measles Elimination Status
Bridget Kuehn, MSJ
JAMA. 2019;322(20):1949. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.18901
The official end of New York State’s measles outbreak allowed the United States to narrowly retain its measles elimination status, according to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Four other countries have already lost their measles elimination status in the past year, including the United Kingdom and Brazil…