Measles Immunization Coverage Rates Increase in Nevada

Immunize Nevada recently shared an important statistic from the Nevada State Division of Public and Behavioral Health: According to data from Nevada WebIZ, MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) and MMR-V (measles, mumps, rubella, varicella) vaccination coverage rates jumped 23 percent in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the same period in 2014.

Officials attribute the increase, at least in part, to the high-profile measles outbreak that was linked to Disneyland, along with reported cases in Nevada and many other states between December 28, 2014 through April 24 of this year.

Las Vegas Measles Outbreak: How to Tell if It’s Measles

Measles

Published 2-28-2015

The Southern Nevada Health District confirmed yesterday that they have identified three additional cases of measles in the Las Vegas area.