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Measles case reported in MN

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A contagious viral disease that was reported to be all but eradicated from the United States in the year 2000 has been making an unwelcome comeback — and Minnesota has become the latest state to report a case of the measles.


According to the Minnesota Department of Health, a 19-month-old Hennepin County child was confirmed to be infected with the virus late last week. It was the first such case to be reported in the state this year, according to MDH.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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