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Health officials: Adults should get vaccinated for measles, too

News13 logoWith travel and tourism about to peak in Central Florida, health officials are renewing a push for vaccinations.

Doctors saying the latest outbreak of measles indicate adults are at a higher risk of spreading the disease and that it’s a good idea to get revaccinated.

“About 59 percent of the people who came down with measles were adults, over the age of 20, and those adults didn’t have prior evidence of vaccination against the measles,” said Dr. Tim Hendrix, of Centre Care. [READ FULL STORY]