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Measles Outbreak in Ohio Continues

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183 confirmed cases 
 The measles outbreak in Ohio has yet to subside.
On Friday, the Ohio Department of Health reported 183 confirmed cases of the disease in six counties, including 111 in Knox County, where the outbreak began. Holmes County has 20 confirmed cases and Coshocton County has 13. One person in Coshocton County has been hospitalized.
The case with the most recent onset of symptoms began Wednesday.
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that the number of measles cases in the United States this year is the highest number for one year since the disease was eliminated from the country in 2000.

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