Measles Cases Pass 150 Mark, CDC Says

February 23, 2015 9:00 PM

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MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of people infected with measles has increased slightly to 154 patients in 17 states and the District of Columbia, U.S. health officials reported Monday.

The outbreak began at two Disney theme parks in southern California in December, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and it's believed that the source of the infection was likely a foreign visitor or a U.S. resident returning from abroad.

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