Science | More than 50 people sickened in a Washington county with lower-than-average vaccination rates
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 2/07/19, 03:05 pm
Health officials in Washington state are trying to contain a measles outbreak that grew this week to more than 50 confirmed cases. Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat, declared a state of emergency in late January, as an average of one new case daily was reported since the first patient tied to the outbreak sought medical care on Dec. 31.