Unfortunately, measles have made a comeback in the United States.
Current measles cases in the U.S. are the highest documented since measles was eradicated 19 years ago, according to a recent Centers for Disease and Control (CDC) media statement. Two recent outbreaks in New York and Washington State are to blame for the largest and longest-lasting cases since 2000.
As an employer, you may be wondering how you can protect your staff.
Fortunately, it’s as simple as encouraging the MMR vaccine, which protects against three diseases: measles, mumps, and rubella.
Here’s some insight as to what measles is, what the current vaccine recommendations are, and how to protect your staff.