Officials: Measles Tally Doubled in the Past Month

May 29, 2014 5:45 PM

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Officials: Measles Tally Doubled in the Past Month

NEW YORK (AP) — Measles cases are accelerating, and in the last five months have caused more U.S. illnesses than in any entire year since 1996.

Health officials say 307 cases have been reported since New Year’s Day. About half have been in the past month — most from a huge outbreak in unvaccinated Amish communities in Ohio.

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