New case of measles in King County

While contagious, the patient was in Fred Meyer in Kent and the Seattle Children’s Hospital Emergency Department. The case, a child, remains hospitalized.

Illustration of the measles virus
Measles, Public Health

Public health departments regularly employ traditional shoe-leather detective work to track and control outbreaks.


Visitor to Seattle had measles

Traveler had visited Sea-Tac Airport, the Space Needle, MoPOP – Museum of Pop Culture, among other places while in Seattle in late April.