Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus.
British Columbia is starting a two-month voluntary measles vaccine catch-up drive in an effort to vaccinate 95 per cent of youth before next fall's mandatory immunization registration of students across the province.
A second vaccine dose is given before the start of kindergarten, between ages 4 and 6 years. MDHHS follows Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance and does not recommend routine measles vaccinations for children less than 12 months of age unless there is a suspected measles exposure; there is thought to be an imminent measles exposure such as being in areas of known measles; or global travel planned. Individuals born before 1957 are presumed to be immune to measles. Talk to your healthcare provider to determine if immune globulin is right for you.
The statewide total of 39 measles cases is the highest since 65 cases were reported in 1991. IN had one confirmed measles case in 2018.
Those who have not been vaccinated with MMR vaccine or have not had measles in the past are at risk of measles. He declined to say which country the woman had travelled to but said measles outbreaks are occurring in several parts of the world and it's important to have two doses of the measles vaccine. The fever increases and can get as high as 105 degrees.
A rash that is red, raised, blotchy; usually starts on face, spreads to trunk, arms, and legs 3-5 days after symptoms begin. People are considered infectious four days before to four days after the appearance of the rash. You should call before visiting a health care provider.
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