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The vaccine "has the potential to save tens of thousands of children's lives."
The outbreak has grown to 1,340 cases and 874 deaths.
Cases have now reached 626 and could soon top the ignomious post-elimination record of 667, reached in 2014.
The Virginia finding is 40 miles from any other detections in the area.
Amid a violent attack on outbreak responders, the outbreak total climbed to 1,317 with the addition of 15 new cases.
Flu has sickened an estimated 36 million to 41 million people and hospitalized up to 610,000.
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