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Facts on the measles outbreak and how to protect your family on Coast Live

Posted at 12:05 PM, Jun 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-25 12:05:30-04

HAMPTON ROADS, Va - According to the Center for Disease Control, 1,044 cases of measles have been reported within 28 states including Virginia from January 1-June 13, 2019.  That's the worst outbreak in more than 25 years.

We talk about the facts and what parents need to know with Melanie Wilhelm DNP, CPNP, Doctor of Nursing Practice, a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and author of “Raising Today’s Baby” (

Some resources about measles: