This number will likely outpace the number of measles cases reported in 2017. Measles elimination is defined as the absence of continuous transmission for 12 months or more in a specific geographic area.
A majority of the people who got measles weren't vaccinated. Cases can be contagious a few days before the rash appears, which increases the possibility of unknowingly exposing others.
"The best protection against measles is MMR vaccine". The last outbreak of the disease accounts for 2015: then the doctor asked 188 patients with measles. Worldwide, about 20 million people get measles each year, according to the agency.
In 2016, there were 86 cases.
"Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that spreads from person to person through coughing or sneezing", said Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, MD, MPH, interim health officer for Los Angeles County.
By Monday morning, the fear of contagion was spreading to Asia, from Hong-Kong and Singapore to South Korea and Japan. Trump's decision to double USA tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminium has only exacerbated the situation.
Whalen also participated in camps and served as a role model for girls and teens who are learning to play the game of basketball. For the second time in 15 WNBA seasons, and the first time since her debut, Lindsay Whalen came off the bench on Sunday night.
That is an unsubtle plea for the courts to end the U.S. -Turkey standoff by taking the Brunson decision out of Erdogan's hands. The problem with Erdogan's new strategy is that it will have a much greater effect on the Turkish people than any US company.
Armed police swooped into the area, arresting the driver and cordoning off streets surrounding the heart of Britain's government. The driver has been arrested and authorities say the Metropolitan Police Counter-Terrorism Command is leading the investigation.
John Kennedy of Louisiana was more explicit in describing Brennan: "I think I called him a butthead and I meant it". Brennan said in a New York Times piece after his security clearance was revoked that there was collusion between Mr.
On Friday, Halep broke Garcia in the fifth game of the second set for a 4-1 lead and had no trouble icing the win from there. The 22-year-old Australian has now won eight of her last nine matches on hard courts and leads the WTA in grass-court wins.
New West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini gave debuts to five new signings and he admitted it will take time to bed them all in. JURGEN KLOPP is not getting carried away with one result, despite Liverpool's convincing start to the Premier League .
But I will say this to you, I was complicit with this White House deceiving this nation", she said on NBC's Sunday talk show. According to her, there are "protections afforded" to her for blowing the whistle on those in the White House.
Completing the quarter-final line-up is the match between Russia's Karen Khachanov and Robin Haase of the Netherlands. Nadal will face Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland, a 1-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (10) victor over Marton Fucsovics of Hungary.
Heavy rain in NYC may bring street flooding
Sunday's forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high of 75 and a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. A round of thunderstorms is projected for Friday afternoon into the evening, possibly featuring heavy rain and strong winds.
Ooredoo Oman opens pre-booking for Galaxy Note 9
The Galaxy Home, equipped with the Bixby voice system, will connect to Samsung's smartphones and home appliances. To enter for your chance to win a Galaxy Note 9, you'll just have to play the T-Mobile Tuesdays game.
Former PM Vajpayee put on life support as health worsens
Apart from age-related issues, Vajpayee also suffered multi-organ failure, along with kidney tract infection and chest congestion. An inheritor and practitioner of the best traditions and qualities of leadership, in his demise the nation has lost a great son.
Omarosa's Recording Is a 'Violation'
The dispute has been building for days as Manigault Newman promotes her memoir " Unhinged ", which comes out officially Tuesday. So when Trump's defenders accuse her of being "a totally disloyal individual" and "uniquely untrustworthy", they have a point.
Klopp has great expectations Liverpool will deliver
West Ham manager Manuel Pellergini responded by introducing former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez after the hour mark. Liverpool eased to victory with Sadio Mane scoring twice between efforts from Mohamed Salah and substitute Daniel Sturridge .