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The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County (DOH-Pinellas) was notified of two additional confirmed cases of measles. Both cases are unvaccinated. The infections were acquired locally and the source has not been identified. DOH-Pinellas announced its first case since 1998 on Aug. 13. The number of cases is now at three.

DOH-Pinellas is working with community health care partners to identify and notify persons who were potentially exposed to measles. The department encourages all residents and visitors who have not been immunized to get vaccinated.

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