MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Three more cases of measles have been confirmed in Hennepin County, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

Currently, all of the cases have been reported in children 5 years old and younger in Hennepin County. All are Somali-Minnesotan.

MDH said the child was not vaccinated in 23 out of the 24 cases. The vaccination status of the remaining case is unknown.

Measles is a highly-contagious disease. Symptoms include a high fever, runny nose and a rash that spreads over the entire body.

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Comments (2)
  1. Do we not inform people coming to this country, that there are requirements they are responsible to take care of? Took decades to kill these illnesses. Takes just a few idiots to bring them back.

  2. John, these children were born here and it’s your home-grown anti-vaxx predators who convinced the Somali community to stop vaccinating. They are victims and your ire should be directed at the likes of Andrew Wakefield and his gang of sleazy anti-vaxxers.