Saturday, 16 February, 2019

Measles outbreak: 50 confirmed cases

2019 Measles Outbreaks ABC NEWS2019 Measles Outbreaks
Ben Pena | 08 February, 2019, 08:54

Three were reported in Harris County and one was reported in Galveston County by the counties' health departments.

All three cases are children who were not vaccinated or did not complete their vaccine series.

The case is the seventh in Texas in recent days. The agency says worldwide travelers returning from Israel and Ukraine-where large outbreaks recently occurred-appear to be spreading the measles in the United States. Consultants attribute the unfold of measles partially to decrease vaccination charges ensure communities, making extra individuals susceptible to the illness and reducing the extent of herd immunity that protects large teams from changing into infected.

The CDC states measles is a highly contagious virus that spreads through the air via coughing and sneezing. The measles vaccine is reported to be very effective; 97 percent of those who receive both vaccinations are immune.

Measles is often brought into the United States by unvaccinated people who become infected in other countries, says the CDC.

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OR health officials say three more measles cases have been confirmed in Multnomah County, which is home to Portland. Measles starts with fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes, and sore throat followed by a rash that spreads over the body.

The people involved in these new cases stayed home while contagious, so there are no new public exposure sites where people might have come in contact with the disease.

The Northwest cases are among three ongoing measles outbreaks in the US that sickened 79 people in January, according to the CDC. A New York Department of Health official confirmed to ABC News last week that there were 30 confirmed cases to date in New York so far this year, and 122 confirmed cases in 2018.

Measles is prevented through the combination measles, mumps, and rubella, or MMR, vaccine.

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