Measles outbreak in Minnesota.

Health authorities have confirmed an additional case of measles, bringing the total number of reported cases in this outbreak to 15. Eight persons have been hospitalized, but there have been no deaths to date. Most of the cases have been linked to a persons who became infected in Kenya prior to returning to Minnesota.

Travellers should be aware of the risk of possible exposure to measles and ensure that their childhood vaccinations are up-to-date.

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