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Measles Outbreak: What You Need To Know About Disease

01 February 2019, 05:24 | Silvia Roy

Measles Outbreak: What You Need To Know About Disease

Measles Outbreak: What You Need To Know About Disease

The governor of Washington state declared a state of emergency Friday over a measles outbreak that has sickened dozens of people in a county with one of the state's lowest vaccination rates.

The person while contagious visited Legacy GoHealth in Gresham and Fred Meyer in Wood Village Sunday and on Wednesday visited Gresham Troutdale Family Medical Center in Troutdale and the Walgreens Pharmacy in Troutdale.

The Health District says no other cases of measles have been reported in Champaign County at this time.

The measles vaccine is available at local clinics and pharmacies as a combined measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine.

"Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease that can be fatal in small children", Inslee said in a statement.

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"Routinely we don't vaccinate children prior to the age of one, so infants are likely to be susceptible, especially after about four to six months of age", she says.

Obtained two doses of the measles vaccine and you're in grades K-12 OR a grownup who can be in a setting that poses an excessive-danger for measles transmission, together with students at post-high school training establishments, healthcare personnel, and worldwide vacationers.

Health officials say that symptoms of measles generally appear in two stages.

The best protection against measles is vaccination.

"It's not a very rapidly moving disease, it takes a week to three for someone to become sick", said Dr. Jeffrey Duchin, a public health officer for Seattle and King County, in an interview with King 5.

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So far this year, there has been one case of measles in B.C. It was acquired by an adult traveller returning from the Philippines. Exposed non-immune individuals are offered preventive measures including vaccine.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat, declared a statewide public health emergency for his state on Friday.

In BC, measles vaccine uptake is assessed in children at the 2 and 7 birthdays. There are pockets of unvaccinated people in several parts of BC.

Across the United States, 2 percent of children did not receive standard immunizations for non-medically exempt reasons in the 2017-2018 school year. The last large outbreaks of measles in BC were in 2014 and 2010. Herd immunity happens when unvaccinated individuals are protected from infection because nearly everyone around them has been vaccinated and is immune to a disease.

Those who are concerned about their potential measles exposure but have no symptoms can call 8-1-1 and speak to a nurse. The Centre provides diagnostic and treatment services for people with diseases of public health importance, and analytical and policy support to all levels of government and health authorities.

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