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Bay Area Health Officials Urge Vigilance as Measles Cases Rise in the US

While the risk of measles exposure remains low for most Bay Area residents, the increasing number of cases nationwide and in California underscores the importance of robust protection against this highly contagious and dangerous illness. SANTA CLARA COUNTY, Calif. - With measles on the rise nationally, and recent cases locally, the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department joins Bay Area health officials in urging everyone to be up to date on measles vaccinations and to watch for symptoms after travel or exposure. The best protection against measles is two doses ...