Measles History 101: How Serious Is This Year’s Measles Outbreak? : Shots – Health News – NPR

Measles used to be a common childhood disease, but after an effective vaccine was developed, the disease was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000. This year’s outbreaks, however, put that status in jeopardy. solidcolours/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption solidcolours/Getty Images Measles used to be a common childhood disease, but after an effective vaccine […]