HSE warns of measles outbreak in Dublin

HSE warns of measles outbreak in Dublin

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is reporting its first confirmed case of measles in a Dallas resident since 2017.

Davison Community Schools informed parents in the district Tuesday, that one of its students at Siple Elementary has a suspected case of the measles. Those affected range from age eight months to 63 years.

Health officials have confirmed a case of measles in northern in, and they've released a list of Michiana locations where others may have been exposed.

Those who were at the locations during those specified times and are not immunized or incompletely immunized are asked to call Saanich Health Unit at 250-519-5100 or the Victoria Health Unit at 250-388-2200.

For more information about measles, visit https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2170/ and http://www.cdc.gov/measles/index.html .

More than 93 percent of people who receive a single dose of MMR will develop immunity to the disease, and more the 97 percent is protected after a second dose. They offer vaccines during the week at their offices in Southfield and Pontiac and will also be hosting a vaccination clinic on April 4 at Young Israel of Oak Park from 2:30-4:30 p.m. In Rockland County, New York, officials announced a temporary ban on unvaccinated people gathering in enclosed public spaces, reporting that more than 80 percent of the individuals with measles had not been vaccinated.

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Their statement reads; "Measles is a serious illness and is highly infectious". The vaccine is free and available from general practitioners.

A new social media video launched by the Public Health Agency (PHA) highlights the importance of getting the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine, particularly given recent measles outbreaks in continental Europe.

The individual reported to have measles visited the area on March 29.

State health officials have confirmed a case of measles in northeastern Indiana. Symptoms usually appear 10-12 days after exposure but may appear as early as seven days and as late as 21 days after exposure.

Symptoms include a fever, rash, cough, conjunctivitis or a runny nose. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends two doses of the vaccine. You should call before visiting a health care provider.

The rash begins on the face as flat, red spots and spreads down the neck and trunk to the rest of the body. The virus can remain in the air for up to two hours. "Also, measles virus can live for up to two hours in an airspace where the infected person coughed or sneezed".

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