Trump, speaking to reporters at the White House on Friday, said that people “have to get their shots.”
He added that vaccinations “are so important.”
Measles in the U.S. has climbed to its highest level in 25 years, hovering around 700 cases this year.
The resurgence of the deadly disease is largely attributed to misinformation that is turning parents against vaccines.
WATCH: 'They have to get the shot' – Trump urges Americans to get measles vaccine pic.twitter.com/EDemZuh5ej
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