Measles Appears To Be Making Comeback, Prompted By Vaccine Hesitancy, Experts Warn
STAT: The measles virus was down and out. Now it’s primed for a comeback
“Back near the start of this century … some experts believed the world was ready to rid itself of measles once and for all. These days, with massive outbreaks in the Philippines and Ukraine, more than 80,000 cases in the past year in Europe, and ongoing epidemics in New York, Washington, Texas, Illinois, and California, measles does not feel like an endangered virus. … More measles, not less, appear to be on the horizon, at least in the near term, experts glumly admit…” (Branswell, 3/26).