• Q&A: Ohio measles outbreak ‘just a matter of time'

    4 days ago - By Healio

    Since the beginning of November, the central Ohio region has experienced an outbreak of measles that now totals 24 cases - all of them in unvaccinated children, according to the city of Columbus.
    Eleven of the children have been hospitalized. Fifteen of the cases have occurred in children aged between 1 and 2 years.
    We spoke with Cristina Tomatis Souverbielle, MD, an infectious diseases physician at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, about the outbreak and how parents can protect their children.
    Healio: Were you surprised by the outbreak?
    Tomatis Souverbielle: Not really, I
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