NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Governor Andrew Cuomo has urged all New Yorkers to get a measles vaccination.
An outbreak of the highly contagious disease has continued to spread across the country.READ MORE: New York State Supreme Court Strikes Down Gov. Kathy Hochul's Mask Mandate
There have been 129 cases in 13 states, according to the Centers For Disease Control.NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora Remains In Grave Condition At NYU Langone
Assistant Surgeon General, Dr. Anne Snuchat, called the disease ‘highly contagious’.
“Thirty-four of the 129 cases reported so far in the U.S. were importations involving both U.S. residents that travelled abroad and foreign visitors who came here,” she explained.MORE NEWS: Ukraine Crisis: Pentagon Puts 8,500 Troops On Heightened Alert To Deploy If Requested By NATO
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