12 confirmed measles cases in Minnesota

- The Minnesota Department of Health confirmed another measles case, bringing the total to 12 cases.

All of the cases are in Hennepin County and involve Somali-American children who were not vaccinated. All the children are five years old or younger.

Symptoms involve high fever, cough, and runny nose followed by a rash that covers the entire body.

Health officials say the best protection against the virus is getting vaccinated.

 


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