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101 confirmed cases of measles in the US

February 11, 2019 05:56 PM

SPENCERPORT, N.Y. (WHEC) -- There have been more confirmed cases of the measles in the U.S.

According to new numbers released by the CDC on Monday, there are now 101 confirmed cases in 10 states just this year.

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Right now, there are seven confirmed cases of measles in Monroe County.

The health department says most of the cases are members of one family, some of whom attend Canal View Elementary School in Spencerport. 

The health department says they do not believe this is a widespread problem and add that the best protection is to get vaccinated.

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