More than 70 children sickened in measles outbreak in Ohio

Continuing measles The outbreak in central Ohio has sickened 74 children since mid-October and has resulted in 26 hospitalizations so far. Columbus Public Health reported (opens in new tab). No deaths related to the outbreak have been reported.

From 1 January to 8 December 2022, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (opens in new tab) It has received 88 reports of measles cases nationwide, meaning most of them can be attributed to the Ohio epidemic. By comparison, a total of 62 U.S. measles cases were reported to the CDC in 2020 and 2021.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *