(St. Paul, MN) — A state health alert is being issued after over a dozen measles cases have popped up in Minnesota. The state Department of Health issued the alert yesterday concerning an outbreak among unvaccinated children ages two to early teens. A dozen of the cases involved recent travel to countries where measles is prevalent, and seven required hospitalization. Health officials say fewer kids have gotten the MMR vaccination during the pandemic, setting up conditions for an outbreak.
State Health Alert Issued After 13 Minnesota Measles Cases Surface
By Ashley Hanley|2022-09-30T05:48:46-05:00September 30th, 2022|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!