Measles Outbreak In Minnesota Somali Community

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Any outbreak of measles is cause for concern, but the current outbreak in Minneapolis, Minnesota stands out for two reasons. One, almost none of the victims were vaccinated against the disease. Two, nearly all of the victims are ethnic Somalis. Doctors say the situation is the result of the disproven, but persistent, belief the vaccine for…