VANCOUVER, Wash. – Northern Constabulary Public Health confirmed two new cases of measles on Sunday, and # 39; Counting the number to 61 designated cases when they started from the beginning of the year.
Officials identified two new places where patients were infected and may have exposed others to the measles.
At this stage, most of the issues are </ a>; including children under 10 years old. Authorities say that 14 of the cases involving 11 to 18 year olds, one patient aged 19 to 29, and two cases for people aged 30 to 39.
Records show that 54 of the patients were uninhabitable, it was not confirmed that five were on his / her; vaccinated, with two cases where only the first MMR type was a patient.
The two new places where an infectious patient had visited:
Image Elementary School, 4400 NE 122nd Ave., Vancouver Monday, February 11; Tuesday, February 12; Wednesday, February 13; Thursday, February 14; and Friday, February 15.
Pacific Middle School, 2017 NE 172nd Ave., Vancouver on Monday, February 11; Tuesday, February 12; and Wednesday, February 13.
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Signs of measles are start with an emergency fever, cough, a pink nose and red eyes, and then kick.
If you or your child show signs to & # 39; measles, contact the healthcare provider before you come in so that they can restrict others to appear in the waiting room.
The CDC says that one measure of the MMR vaccine is 93 per cent, and its dosage of its vaccine is 97%. Typically children are receive a first MMR vaccine in one year to 15 months of age, and the second dose between the ages of 4 and 6.
If you have additional questions about the measles, contact your local health department:
- County Health & Wellbeing: (360) 397-8021
- Public Health Clackamas County: (503) 655-8411
- Multnomah Public Health County: (503) 988-3406
- Public Health Washington County: (503) 846-3594