Another case of measles identified in King County

Share

However, the virus was "eliminated" in the U.S.in 2000, and public health officials hope to see that happen again. If the virus spreads to multiple employees, it could mean a workplace shutdown.

There's a new measles case in MI.

Scientists at the Bruno Kessler Foundation and Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, looked at vaccination trends in countries including the UK, Ireland, Australia, Italy and the US.

Health experts pointed out that school-age children whose parents refused to give them measles vaccine were the ones most hit by the virus. There should be an especially high index of suspicion if they have attended any of the areas stated above and are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated for measles.

A rash that is red, raised, blotchy; usually starts on face, spreads to trunk, arms, and legs 3-5 days after symptoms begin.

Not long ago, measles was thought to be a problem that was mostly solved.

A team of researchers at the Bruno Kessler Foundation and Bocconi University, Italy used a computer model to simulate the evolution of measles immunity between 2018 and 2050 in seven countries; Australia, Ireland, Italy, Singapore, South Korea, the United Kingdom and the US.

Nationally, officials have said more than 760 cases have been reported as of last Thursday. An estimated 3 to 4 million people in the US were infected each year.

More news: Bucs to release DT McCoy
More news: Rooney: 'The players need to fear' Solskjaer and Carrick
More news: Nigel Farage hit by milkshake during walkabout

Many children who were not immunised are now at university.

Dr. Umair Shah, the head of Houston's county health department, said "we don't know" if these kinds of measures will become more common.

This newest case spent time in various King County sites before knowing she was contagious.

"Vaccine-preventable diseases belong in the history books, not in our emergency room", said Azar.

Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, has said "vaccine rejection is a serious and growing public health timebomb", and "social media firms should have a zero-tolerance approach towards" risky and inaccurate scare stories.

"Based on the cases that have been diagnosed through today, we may see new cases appearing through June 1, maybe a little bit later that that", he said.

Meanwhile, there is a new wave of efforts in state legislatures to end philosophical and religious exemptions to vaccination requirements in schools.

Share