This is the third King County case identified this month, adding to the total of six recent measles cases in Washington state residents.
Investigators are exploring a possible common exposure at SeaTac Airport. All of the cases spent time at SeaTac Airport during their likely time of exposure.
Health officials King and Pierce County are investigating a case of measles who may have exposed others to the highly infectious virus at a number of locations.
Washington state, which recently experienced a serious measles outbreak, has the only state legislature this year that passed tighter vaccination rules.
Traveler had visited Sea-Tac Airport, the Space Needle, MoPOP – Museum of Pop Culture, among other places while in Seattle in late April.
Precedents exist for making people have certain vaccines. Perhaps it’s time to extend this.
More than 275 cases of the measles have been confirmed statewide Brooklyn and in Rockland County/
In the 1960s, measles infected about 3-4 million people in the U.S. each year. More than 48,000 were hospitalized. Up to 500 people died.
Measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest triggers surge in demand for the vaccine — including among those who had previously shunned the shots.
52 confirmed cases and nine suspect cases of measles have now been linked to the outbreak in the Pacific Northwest.
Anti-vaccine activities are predominantly a western phenomenon, especially in the Pacific Northwest and the American Southwest.
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.