April 23, 2019

Measles case confirmed in Washtenaw County (for real this time)

16 April 2019, 02:15 | Silvia Roy

State officials reduce measles count from 41 to 39

A woman receives a measles mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona N.Y. Wednesday

In the U.S., a NY county said it planned to ban unvaccinated children from all public spaces after more than 150 cases had been confirmed as of late last week. The state's health commissioner says most cases have been traced to worldwide travelers returning from Israel and Europe, which have seen a recent surge in measles cases.

The commissioner is empowered by law to issue such orders in cases when they might be necessary to protect against a serious public health threat. This is the epicenter of a measles outbreak that is very, very troubling and must be dealt with immediately.

Brooklyn is a borough in New York City known for its tight-knit, ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.

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This is not to say that there is a correlation between being Jewish and contracting measles.

"Back in the day people were having parties to expose their kids to chickenpox", Barbot explained. Officials blamed the outbreak on "anti-vaxxers" spreading false information. They have been spreading unsafe misinformation based on fake science, ' Barbot said.

Michiganders are urged to contact their healthcare provider or local health department about getting vaccinated for measles if they have not been vaccinated. Measles has increased by 30 per cent globally, killing more than 100,000 people annually. In March, state health officials banned unvaccinated children from attending schools, visiting shopping malls, and even occupying public places in Rockland County. Those who have not received the MMR vaccine or do not have evidence of immunity may be given a violation and could be fined $1,000. Measles was eradicated from the United States in 2000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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De Blasio threatened a $1,000 fine for anyone who skipped the measles vaccine in the neighborhood.

A third case of measles in CT has been confirmed and is linked to the ongoing outbreak in New York City.

For the 2017-2018 school year, the most recent data available, 96 percent of students in NY state were completely immunized, the NY state Department of Health reported. Thirty-nine cases have been confirmed as measles. So far this year, there have been 387 cases of measles confirmed in 15 states. The Maryland Health Department warned people of Pikesville, in Baltimore, that if they visited 4000 Old Court Road between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on April 2 they should watch out for early signs of measles, which include coughing, runny nose, fever, red splotchy skin, and inflamed eyes.

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The virus is so contagious that without being vaccinated if just one person has it they can infect 90% of the people close to them who are also not immune.

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