New York City health officials are warning New Yorkers to get measles shots, if they haven’t already, after identifying 16 cases of measles in Manhattan and the Bronx, according to . CBS News
Nine of the cases are children, and seven are adults. Four people have been hospitalized as a result of the outbreak, according to the
. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Measles, also called rubeola, is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus. Symptoms of the disease include fever, runny nose, cough and a rash all over the body. Measles virus normally grows in the cells that line the back of the throat and lungs. Measles spreads through the air by breathing, coughing or sneezing.
, any child who is exposed to the disease and is not immune will probably get it. According to CDC
About 30 percent of measles cases lead to serious complications including pneumonia, ear infections, diarrhea, brain inflammation, hospitalization and even death.
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1. When KUWTK premiered in 2007, the Kardashian/Jenner klan was still bright eyed and bushy tailed.
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2. Kim Kardashian
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3. Back then, she was known as the girl from the sex tape and barely knew how to pose of the red carpet.
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4. Kim’s Love Life
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5. Kim & Kourtney Kardashian before KUWTK debuted (2006)
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6. Kourtney Kardashian
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7. But her tumultuous relationship with Scott Disick kept fans interested in her story.
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8. 3 kids and 10 years later, hot mama Kourt is single and ready to mingle.
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9. Khloe Kardashian
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10. We watched her fall in love and marry Lamar Odom within 30 days — and divorce him four years later
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11. We also saw her try to get her mojo back with some of the hottest rappers and athletes in the game after a difficult divorce.
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12. These days, the rumoured mom-to-be is spending her days in Cleveland with boyfriend Tristan Thompson.
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13. Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Kendall Jenner (2007)
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14. Kendall Jenner
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15. Back in 2013, Kendall decided to take her love for modeling seriously and now she’s the most sought after supermodel in the game.
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16. Kylie Jenner
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17. But about six years into the show, the rumoured mom-to-be proved that she had the potential to be the new star of the family.
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18. Rob Kardashian
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19. Rob Kardashian And Blac Chyna
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20. Kris Jenner
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21. Kris and Caitlyn Jenner
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22. Kris Jenner and Corey Gamble
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23. Bruce Jenner
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24. Caitlyn Jenner
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