Sixteenth measles case confirmed in Indiana - News, Weather & Sports

Sixteenth measles case confirmed in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (WAVE) –Indiana health officials have confirmed a sixteenth case of the measles in thestate.

Officials are working tocontact people who may have been exposed at a recreation facility north ofIndianapolis.

The measles outbreakcoincides with huge crowds visiting the area when Indianapolis hosted the SuperBowl activities.

Most measles cases in theU.S. can be traced to unvaccinated travelers who came in contact with large groupsof people.

Health officials areurging parents to make sure their children are immunized if they haven'talready been given the vaccine.

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