CDC reports spike in U.S. measles cases

May 29, 2014 7:20 PM

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CDC reports spike in U.S. measles cases

288 cases reported in 18 states from Jan. 1 to May 23

The number of measles cases in the United States this year has risen to 288, the highest number for one year since the disease was eliminated from the country in 2000, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.

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