California among 21 states CDC is monitoring for measles cases

Health officials warn we are on track for a more infectious year than usual with cases cropping up from coast to coast. The CDC says most of the 107 infections are reported in unvaccinated people

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is monitoring cases of measles in 21 states, including Maryland, after noting an outbreak.

According to the CDC, there have already been 107 measles cases reported this year. A majority of the people who got measles weren't vaccinated. Health services have collapsed in the neighbouring country amid economic and political turmoil, and Venezuelan officials have been dealing with a measles outbreak since previous year.

Even though 100 seems like a low number for a virus outbreak, no amount of measles is considered common. "CDC works with local and state health departments throughout the year on any number of infectious diseases, including measles cases", a CDC press officer told ABC News.

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Measles is usually passed through coughing and sneezing.

A year ago there was a total of 118 cases in just 15 states. Numerous cases in the U.S.in 2014 were associated with cases brought in from the Philippines, which experienced a large measles outbreak. Symptoms show up in 10 to 14 days after exposure. MMR vaccine is one of the required school immunizations in Indiana.

Dr. Michael McKenna with St. Vincent Medical Group urged all parents to get their child vaccinated. It can remain in the air for up to two hours after an infected person coughs or sneezes. The total number of cases that year is the highest number since measles elimination was declared in the U.S. in 2000.

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