Status: Baseline only
Maintain the elimination of measles, rubella, congenital rubella syndrome (CRS), and acute paralytic poliomyelitis
Baseline: 0 endemic cases of measles, rubella, CRS, or acute paralytic poliomyelitis occurred in 2018
Target: 0 endemic cases
Thanks to vaccines, measles, rubella, and polio have officially been eliminated in the United States. But that could change due to imported cases of these diseases and low vaccination rates. None of these diseases have been eliminated globally, and there have been measles outbreaks and rubella cases in the United States in recent years. Efforts to increase vaccination rates are critical for maintaining elimination of these diseases.