Articles by Marcy Kreiter

Marcy Kreiter is an editor and writer with 40 years of experience in the news business. Much of her career was spent with United Press International where she started as a broadcast writer and rose to managing editor. She is married with one child. @marcykreiter https://plus.google.com/u/0/111230622020953429268/posts

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Measles

CDC: 107 People Contracted Measles In 2018

Measles is a contagious disease caused by an airborne virus, which spreads through an infected person’s cough or sneeze. While it is rare in the United States, it is still a common disease in places like Europe, Asia, the Pacific, and Africa.