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12 SeptemberHealth + Wellness
Female doctor pediatrician with baby patient. Lordn / iStock / Getty Images
By Julia Ries
- The measles virus was declared eliminated in the United States in 2000.
- But if more cases of the measles virus are detected next month, it could mean an end of that elimination status.
- There have been more than 1,200 measles cases this year so far. That's the largest number of cases since 1992.
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