3 confirmed measles cases in Atlanta area

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Measles cases in the United States are now at the highest level in two decades.

There are some 700 confirmed cases in nearly two-dozen states, including Georgia.

Three new measles cases have been confirmed here in metro Atlanta.

The Georgia Department of Public Health said the patients are members of the same family.

Officials said none of them had been vaccinated.

So far, six measles cases have been confirmed statewide.