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Health Officials Confirm Three Cases of Measles in Atlanta

January 31, 2019

Across the country from a measles outbreak that has prompted a state of emergency, three people were diagnosed with the highly contagious virus in Atlanta, Georgia, health officials confirmed.

All three individuals are family members and were not vaccinated, the Georgia Department of Public Health said Tuesday. Two cases were confirmed on Jan. 13 and the third was confirmed on Jan. 26.

All three cases are no longer in the infectious stage of the disease, the department said.

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