According to WILX News 10, Your Breaking News and Weather Authority, measles continues to spread in the United States, with more than 704 cases reported so far this year in 22 states.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says this year's count includes 44 people who caught the disease while traveling in another country.

Some of them triggered U.S. outbreaks, mostly among unvaccinated people.  That includes the largest outbreaks, in Orthodox Jewish communities in and around New York City.

Measles spreads through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes.  Please click on the above link for more information.

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