Did You Know: 2017 Global Measles Outbreak

#DidYouKnow: Measles kills 400 kids a day worldwide. In the United States, a high vaccination rate helps to protect us. But 2017 looks to be a rough year globally for measles outbreaks, and Michigan has already seen two confirmed cases. Minnesota has already seen 9! Kids who can’t be vaccinated rely on those who can to keep them safe – which is why we advocate for policies which increase vaccination rates in our state.

Article: http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/04/07/522867040/as-measles-surges-in-europe-officials-brace-for-a-rough-year


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