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CDC: Reported measles cases up 100 from previous week

2019 has already had more cases than any other year since the disease was declared eliminated in 2000.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The resurgence of the measles virus is getting worse.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there have been 465 cases across the country this year.

That's up 100 cases from last week, and it means 2019 has already had more cases than any other year since the disease was declared eliminated in 2000.

Medical experts blame the anti-vaccination movement for the spread of the disease, and they say parents need to get their children vaccinated for their safety.

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