Measles Disease Statistics
Measles is a rare disease in Minnesota and in the U.S.; however, measles is still common in other parts of the world. Most measles cases occurring in Minnesota result from someone traveling to or from countries where measles is common, and who are infectious with measles after arriving in Minnesota. Measles can spread easily to unvaccinated persons. Maintaining high immunization rates is essential to preventing measles.
Confirmed, probable, and suspect measles cases as of Nov. 14, 2022: 22
(Data are preliminary and subject to change.)
Annual incidence of measles disease in Minnesota
|Reported cases of measles, Minnesota, 2000-2022|
|Year||Exposure outside U.S. (imported case)||Exposure within U.S. but linked to imported case||Other*||Total cases|
*Pending classification, exposure data unknown, or case is lost to follow-up. All data are preliminary and subject to change.
Disease Control Newsletter (DCN)
The Disease Control Newsletter (DCN) includes an annual summary of measles disease in Minnesota.
Note: There are no listings for years in which there were no cases of measles reported. The DCN archives available on the web include 1997-2019.