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MDH: 6 Cases Of Measles In A Month

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has confirmed two more cases of measles, bringing the total number found in the state  since February to six cases.

This comes just after the MDH confirmed three cases on Thursday which followed a case where an infant was also diagnosed with the illness.

Before this outbreak, there have only been 19 cases in the state since 1997.

Parents are urged to make sure their kids’ shots are up to date. Click here for upcoming vaccination clinics.

For more information about the illness, click here.

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