By the numbers: Of the 82 local cases confirmed as of Thursday, none were fully vaccinated and 39% were hospitalized.
All are kids younger than 18.
28% are under 1 year old, meaning they’re too young to be vaccinated and were relying on herd immunity for protection.
State of play: Measles likely arrived in Columbus after four unvaccinated travelers separately went to measles-endemic countries from June to October, Columbus Public Health commissioner Mysheika Roberts tells Axios.
The CDC was here for the two weeks after Thanksgiving and is offering support.
Of note: The two-dose measles vaccine is 97% effective.