Minnesota Health Officials Seek $5 Million for Measles Outbreak

From NBC News:

An outbreak of measles that has sickened 51 people is stretching public health departments thin and costing hundreds of thousands of dollars, officials said Wednesday.

Minnesota Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger asked the state Legislature for $5 million for an emergency fund to deal with the outbreak and other infectious diseases, such as Zika and syphilis.

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