Measles Outbreak Concerns Washoe County Health Department
02 February, 2019, 01:40
Along with that, Deschutes County has confirmed one case tied to a Southwest Washington child who visited Bend; King County, Washington, has one case; and health officials in Hawaii say they had to quarantine two Washington children who visited. There have also been three reported cases in Atlanta, Georgia. A person can get measles just by being in a room where an infected person has been.
There were 38 confirmed cases in Washington and OR in 2018.
In the event of a measles outbreak, WAC 246-105-080 authorizes schools (public or private), child care centers, or the local Health Officer to exclude any child or staff who does not have appropriate documentation of immunity against measles. The states of OR and Washington are now dealing with an outbreak of measles, which had previously been eliminated in the entire United States as recently as 2000.
Washington State Health officials have confirmed there are now 40 confirmed cases of measles since the start of the year and 15 suspected cases of the disease. Thirty-four were not immunised against the disease. But measles is still a big problem in other parts of the world, and travelers infected overseas can bring the virus back and spread it, causing periodic outbreaks.
DPH urges healthcare providers to maintain heightened awareness for patients with measles or symptoms of measles.
Dr. Messonnier contends that there are no other alternatives to vaccination and that best way to stop this outbreak in its tracks is to make sure that everybody gets vaccinated.
Measles is extremely contagious, and can be risky, especially for young children.
Measles is highly contagious, so we lose herd immunity when about 5 percent of the population is unvaccinated.
But the vaccine is less effective in those under a year old and is generally not given to infants. If exposed to the virus, anyone who is not immune is likely to get measles. You may be told to stay home until you're no longer contagious.
Smith has an appointment to get her son vaccinated as soon as he's eligible - the day after he turns 1.
"The virus can actually live for about two hours on surfaces and in the air".
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