OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) — Health officials in Oklahoma says the state has its first confirmed case of measles in the past 12 months.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health says the case was confirmed in Okmulgee County. The department says the person who fell ill had returned to Oklahoma after traveling both domestically and internationally.
Oklahoma last had a confirmed case of measles in May 2018.
Measles was once common in the U.S. but gradually became rare after vaccination campaigns that started in the 1960s.