Here’s what experts have to say about the measles epidemic, including whether or how it can impact healthy adults.More
If you’ve read the news lately, you’re more than likely aware of the measles outbreak currently plaguing the U.S. Since the beginning of 2019, 626 cases have been reported in 22 states, across the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This spike in illnesses is so abrupt and concerning, that a congressional hearing was held on what to do about it.
The concern isn’t unfounded either, especially considering the U.S. declared measles to be eradicated in 2000 thanks to the widespread use of the Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine.
Considering the illness hasn’t been around for a while since