New Mexico Daily Lobo

March 4, 2015 3:38 PM

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Dr. Randall Knott, assistant pediatrics professor at UNM, said there is yet to be a reported case of measles in New Mexico, but the national average is currently at 170 cases, approaching a record high in recent decades.

“It’s a disease that’s existed for thousands of years, and we had accomplished fantastic results from all the success we’ve had with vaccinating children,” he said. “That just goes to show how really fantastic the vaccine is.”

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