Five Children, One Adult Diagnosed With Measles In Central Texas

The Vancouver Clinic in Vancouver Wash. to warn patients and visitors of a measles outbreak Jan. 30 2019

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A New York Department of Health official confirmed to ABC News last week that there have been 30 established circumstances to this point in New York so far this year, and 122 confirmed instances in 2018.

As of February 1, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had confirmed 79 individual cases of measles from 10 states, during 2019.

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Washington state epidemiologist Dr. Scott Lindquist said he's seeing new cases every day.

Officials say those people were in close contact with the only other person confirmed to have the measles in Multnomah County.

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According to the Bell County Health District, there were four possible cases under investigation. Israel and Ukraine are now dealing with large outbreaks of measles. The CDC says measles are more likely to spread in areas with "pockets of unvaccinated people". Three outbreaks-in New York state, New York City and Washington state-were associated with travelers who had been to Israel and Ukraine, where large measles outbreaks have occurred. Measles is an extremely contagious virus unfold utilizing direct contact or utilizing the air.

The US is now experiencing measles outbreaks in New York state, New York City and Washington state which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said began when travelers to Israel and the Ukraine returned to the US infected. Residents born prior to 1957 are considered immune to measles but those born in 1957 or after should verify vaccination history. Symptoms such as high fever, rash all over the body, stuffy nose and reddened eyes typically disappear without treatment within two or three weeks. Our current Yakima County vaccination rate is 89.4%.

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"While this is a relatively small number of cases, it's a good time to make sure you and your children have gotten the recommended two doses of measles vaccine", Van Deusen said. The Houston Chronicle reports health officials were told the four children who fell ill had received their first of two measles vaccines. Your best protection is the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine.

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