Biden signs executive order adding measles to list of quarantinable diseases after outbreak among US-bound Afghan refugees
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President Joe Biden on Friday signed an executive order adding measles to the list of quarantinable diseases roughly one week after several Afghan refugees who had recently arrived in the US tested positive for the disease, which led to a pause in flights of US-bound refugees.

Flights of Afghans, many of which are operated by commercial carriers, have been coming to the United States from military bases in Germany and Qatar.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention directed questions to the National Security Council, which said, "The executive order adds measles to the list of diseases that (Department of…
Sam Fossum and Kevin Liptak, CNN
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