Health officials confirm measles case in Hennepin County

State health officials have confirmed a case of measles in a 19-month-old Hennepin County child, prompting them to notify other Twin Cities families that they could be at risk amid an unusual measles outbreak that is crisscrossing the country.

The case is the first in Minnesota so far this year.

Nationally, 129 cases and 13 outbreaks have been reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the first four months of 2014 — the highest in that period for the past 18 years. READ MORE

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