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1/23/15 The U.S. is experiencing a large multi-state measles outbreak that started in California in December 2014 and has spread to six additional states and Mexico. From 12/28/14, through 1/21/15, 51 confirmed cases of measles have been linked to this outbreak. For more information see CDC Health Alert Network: U.S. Multi-state Measles Outbreak, December 2014- January 2015
1/9/15 As a follow-up to CDC Health Advisory 374, CDC Health Update 375 emphasizes that women who are pregnant or postpartum (within 2 weeks after delivery) are at high risk. There have been reports of numerous hospitalizations of pregnant women, these high hospitalization rates are similar to the 2012-13 influenza season. Please refer to the ACOG & SMFM's Algorithm for the Assessment and Treatment for Pregnant Women with Influenza-Like Illness
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