Officials with the Oklahoma State Department of Health are looking into a possible measles case.,
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Oklahoma’s first measles case of 2019 confirmed, health officials say

The state’s first measles case of 2019 has been confirmed in northeast Oklahoma, health officials said.The Oklahoma State Department of Health and the Okmulgee County Health Department are investigating a confirmed case of measles. The case is the state’s first since May 2018, officials said. The measles was identified in a person who returned to Oklahoma after traveling to various domestic and international locations. Health officials said the virus is still common in several parts of the world, with outbreaks reported in Europe, Israel, Ukraine and the Philippines. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, from Jan. 1 to May 10 in 2019, 839 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 23 states. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000, CDC officials said.

OKLAHOMA CITY — The state’s first measles case of 2019 has been confirmed in northeast Oklahoma, health officials said.The Oklahoma State Department of Health and the Okmulgee County Health Department are investigating a confirmed case of measles. The case is the state’s first since May 2018, officials said.
The measles was identified in a person who returned to Oklahoma after traveling to various domestic and international locations. Health officials said the virus is still common in several parts of the world, with outbreaks reported in Europe, Israel, Ukraine and the Philippines. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, from Jan. 1 to May 10 in 2019, 839 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 23 states. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000, CDC officials said.

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