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US halts Afghan evacuee flights due to measles cases

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. has halted all U.S.-bound flights of Afghan evacuees from two main bases overseas after discovering a limited measles outbreak among Afghans arriving in the United States, a hitch that American officials warned will have a severe impact on an often-troubled U.S.-run evacuation.U.S.

Customs and Border Protection made the decision on the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to halt the flights from U.S.

bases in Germany and Qatar, according to a U.S. government document seen Friday by The Associated Press. The document cited unspecified "health safety concerns."White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the temporary halt stemmed from discovery of measles among four arrivals in the United.

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