Clark Count has identified 41 confirmed measles cases and 15 suspect cases; King County has seen one case linked to the outbreak.
36 cases of measles have been identified in Washington state.
fficials in Oregon have confirmed a case that has been linked to the Washington state outbreak.
In Washington, 34 confirmed cases and 9 suspect cases of measles have been identified in Clark County, 1 case in King County, and 1 in Multnomah County, Oregon
It is not clear where the man got infected but he reported he had recently traveled to Vancouver, Washington where there is a large, ongoing measles outbreak.
Anyone who has been exposed and believes they have symptoms of measles to call their health care provider prior to visiting the medical office.
In general, the “just the facts” approach has limited effectiveness.
Anti-vaccine activities appear to be more of a western phenomenon, especially in the Pacific Northwest and the American Southwest.
The risk of a heart attack increases 600% within a week of having the flu. Other respiratory infections also increased risk, but influenza caused the greatest.
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative has not gone according to plan. The first eradication target date of 2000 was missed. We’re are about to miss the next, 2018.
If you do nothing else the next few days, get a flu shot. The best time to get a flu shot is by the end of October,