Measles case count in the U.S. tops 700 this year, as health officials urge vaccinations

One dose bottle of the measles, mumps, and rubella virus vaccine. Source: George Frey/Getty Images

The number of U.S. measles cases has topped 700 already this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday, adding that nearly 70 children have been hospitalized.

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