• A man dubbed “Patient Zero” spread measles from New York to Michigan's Oakland County

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    A man traveled from New York City to Oakland County, Michigan, and set off a measles outbreak there.
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently declared a public health emergency in Brooklyn due to a measles outbreak. It has centered largely within the borough's ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
    Between January and April 11, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recorded 555 individual cases of measles in 20 states across the US - the second-largest number of cases reported since the disease was declared eliminated in 2000.
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