In late June, the biggest measles outbreak to strike Minnesota since 1990 seemed to be winding down. Today, public health officials announced a new confirmed measles case in the area.

Since the outbreak started in April of this year, public health officials estimate more than 8,000 people were exposed to the measles virus. The newest case brings the total number of victims to 79, and the unidentified white adult is now recuperating at home.

While in the infectious stage of the disease, the Minnesota Department of Health reports the patient, who is unrelated to earlier measles victims… more

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