TITLE

Measles Outbreak -- Hennepin County, Minnesota, February-March 2011

PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/8/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 13, p421
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a measles outbreak in Hennepin County, Minnesota from February-March 2011, as confirmed by the Minnesota Department of Health on March 2, 2011. Investigation as of April 1 revealed a total of 13 epidemiologically linked cases, seven of which were of Somali descent, and six of them were not vaccinated against measles. Another unrelated case was reported on March 28 as a Hannepin County resident who was exposed in Orlando, Florida between March 1-10, with the index patient a U.S. child of Somali descent who arrived from a Kenya trip.
ACCESSION #
60308280

 

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