The state of emergency directs Washington state agencies and departments to use their resources to assist affected areas in order to respond and recover. Of the 31 cases, 21 are children between the ages of 1 and 10 years old.
Officials with Southwest District Health in Caldwell, Idaho say so far no measles cases have been reported in Idaho as a result of the outbreak.
In a health alert from King County, it was said the man had recently traveled to Clark County.
A news release on the governor's website says the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has implemented an infectious disease Incident Management Structure so it can manage the public health aspects of the outbreak through investigations and lab testing.
Around 88 per cent of children in the province have been sufficiently vaccinated against the disease.
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Health officials have warned that people infected with the disease had visited schools, churches, a dentist´s office, a Costco store, an Ikea store and the Portland airport. For now, public health officials are focused on preventing additional exposure.
LOS ANGELES: A state of emergency was declared on Friday in the western USA state of Washington following a measles outbreak that has affected more than two dozen people, the majority of them children.
The majority of those infected are children, many of whom have not been immunized against the disease, officials said.
Doctors say it's a red alert for anyone in King County who has not been vaccinated against measles. The measles vaccine is very effective.
Medical experts call it an outbreak boosted by lower-than-normal vaccination rates in an anti-vaccination U.S. The typical recommendations are that children should get two doses of MMR vaccine, the first between 12 to 15 months of age and the second between 4 and 6 years old. Symptoms include cough, runny nose, sore throat, fever and blotchy skin rashes.
Marissa Armstrong with Clark County Public Health said people who have measles symptoms should contact their health care provider ahead of going into a clinic.
Officials have identified several locations in Auburn, Kent and Covington, including two crowded high school basketball games at Kentlake High School on January 10 and 12, visited by the infected person last week.
India thrashed New Zealand by eight wickets and 90 runs in the first two ODIs to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series . A cameo from Kedar Jadhav and some explosive shots from MS Dhoni ensured that India reached a somewhat par score of 324.
The song earned the singer, born Stefani Germanotta, an Academy Award nomination and a Golden Globe Award for best original song. Lady Gaga's voice is also expected to help make her Vegas residency wildly successful.
Despite leading the Dubai Desert Classic at 16 under through three rounds, Bryson DeChambeau believes he is "under-performing". When asked how it would feel to defend his crown, Li said: "It would mean a lot.
Red Dead Online Beta Gun Rush improvements are live now, and don't forget to claim your five Gold Bars before the expiry date. This and much more is now planned for a title update that's scheduled to release in the next few months.
However, it will take years and many billions of dollars in investment to recover the ground lost over the past decade. The leading USA heavy-oil benchmark, Mars, rose US$1.10 to US$60.98 in spot markets on Friday, Bloomberg reported.
David Johnson said he was sick and was headed to work anyway when he made a decision to play the Powerball on December 26. WOWZA! The Manhattan man who won a $343.9 million Powerball jackpot in Harlem is stepping forward to claim his prize....
Zelina Vega hid under the ring for most of the match, but from time to time she would peak her head out to see what was going on. During the women's Royal Rumble match, Zelina Vega continues to show her geek cred by entering the ring as Street Fighter's Vega.
Before and after photos of the area show a wide expanse of trees, fields, roads and buildings leveled by the river of sludge. However, a United Nations report found that the waste from the 2015 disaster "contained high levels of toxic heavy metals".
Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who's known for his accurate predictions, claimed that the AirPods 2 will have wireless charging. However convenient it may be however, it still requires users to double tap in order to enable Siri voice commands.
Winter Storm Watch issued, snow expected Tuesday
Rain will move in around midnight and temperatures will drop quickly as we head into the overnight hours. Behind this storm system extremely unsafe wind chills will move in for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
'PUBG Lite' Announced as a Free, Standalone Product
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