Tag: Measles

STEM Café: Measles Epidemics and Immunizations

STEM Café: Measles Epidemics and Immunizations

Measles was declared eradicated in 2000, but measles outbreaks are now at a new high, with more than 1,100 confirmed cases in the United States in the first half of 2019. What are the immunization facts and current situation? What has happened to those who have not been vaccinated, and why should we care?

Speaker: Cindy Graves, DeKalb County Health Department