Measles outbreak that sickened 85 children declared over in Ohio

The measles outbreak in central Ohio that left 85 children infected has officially been declared over, Columbus Public Health announced Thursday. “CPH has received the last pending test result, which was negative for suspected measles cases,” the agency tweeted. “We have surpassed 42 days, or two incubation periods, since the last rash onset, which fits the CDC’s definition of the end of an outbreak.”

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