Health officials confirm measles case in Maryland resident | Lexington Herald Leader

07 April, 2019, 13:36 | Author: Bruce West
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The Maryland Department of Health confirmed a measles case in a Maryland resident on Friday.

In response to this case of measles, the Oakland County Health Division is offering a vaccination clinic on Saturday from 11 1 the South Oakland Health Center.

Anyone who was there between 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. might have been exposed, the public health agency said.

"This is a great example of a public health success story".

Two doses of MMR vaccine are 97% effective against measles and are recommended for all children, with the first routine dose at 12-15 months, and the second dose at 4-6 years.

If symptoms are noticed the members of the public should contact their health care provider before you visit them so they can take precautions to prevent transmission of measles to others.

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.

Measles is highly contagious and spreads through breathing, coughing and sneezing.

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"The MMR vaccine is a requirement for joining the service", Ryan said.

"Measles is a highly contagious virus that lives in the nose and throat mucus of an infected person".

The CDC reported on Monday 387 measles cases between January 1 and March 28, 2019.

The individual reported to have measles visited the area on March 29. However, a large body of scientific research has proven there is no link between vaccines and the developmental disorder, even in children at high risk.

In a little over three months, from January 1 to March 28, 387 cases of measles have been confirmed in 15 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

On 26 March, Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock called for new legislation to force social media companies to remove content promoting false information about vaccines.

Measles symptoms usually start at around 10 days after contact with an infectious person.

These are followed a few days later by a blotchy, red rash. According to the World Health Organization, while deaths from measles have decreased significantly in recent years, the illness remains common, particularly in developing countries.



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