Measles Epidemic Grows
The CDC reports the US has already had more measles cases in 2019 than in any full year since 1992.
The CDC recorded 971 measles cases from January 1 to May 30, 2019.
Business Insider reports that figure beat the previously record of 963 cases in 1992.
New York City has been particularly badly affected, with over 550 cases.
Mayor Bill de Blasio introduced $1,000 fines for parents who refuse to vaccinate their children.
The nationwide measles epidemic shows no sign of slowing.