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The measles outbreak continues to spread in the United States, with 704 individual measles cases confirmed as of April 26, 2019, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000.
ASM applauds House Appropriations Subcommittee Labor-HHS-Education for proposing $41.1 billion for the NIH and $8.3 billion for the CDC in the Subcommittee’s FY 2020 bill.