Third measles case confirmed in Wis.

Health officials in Milwaukee County, Wis., have confirmed a third case of measles as a girl under the age of one has contracted the viral disease.
Susan Shepeard, the village of Greendale health director, said that the child is too young to be vaccinated. The last confirmed case of measles in Greendale was in 2008, reports Newsradio 620 WTMJ.
Health officials recommend that children five years of age and older should receive two doses of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. The Greendale Health Department is holding a walk-in clinic for children who require a second dose at their office today with a cost of $5 for the immunization.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, measles is a viral respiratory disease also known as rubeola, which cases fever, runny nose, cough and a rash all over the body. Measles is extremely contagious and spreads through the air by coughing, breathing or sneezing. Children who are not immune are likely to get the disease.
There are an estimated 20 million cases and 197,000 deaths each year from the measles with more than half of the deaths occurring in India. There are typically only around 50 cases a year reported in the United States, with most of them originating outside the country.