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Measles Preparedness

June 14, 2019

As of June 6, 2019, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that there have been 1,022 cases of measles in 28 states this year. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1992 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000.

What You Need to Know About Measles at Carolina

May 14, 2019

With outbreaks of measles in six states this year and individual cases reported in another 16 states, Carolina’s Communicable Disease Team has completed a comprehensive, multi-departmental plan for preventing measles on campus.

Increase in Measles Cases in the United States

May 7, 2019

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 704 cases of measles were reported from 22 states from January 1 to April 26, 2019. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since measles was declared eliminated in 2000.

Measles Facts from Campus Health Services

April 15, 2019

From January 1 to April 11, 2019, 555 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 20 states. This is the second-greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since measles was eliminated in 2000. Measles has not yet been reported in North Carolina.