Officials warn of measles outbreak risk at music festivals

Potential NJ Measles Exposure in South Plainfield and Lakewood NJ

"We urge everyone to check to make sure they and their family members are up-to-date on measles/mumps/rubella (MMR) vaccine and all other age-appropriate immunizations". A highly contagious viral illness spread by touch of contaminated surfaces or direct airborne droplets from sneezing, coughing.

"We can not cure measles". The CDC updated its guidelines, recommending two doses, in 1989.

Health officials have repeatedly recommended that people be vaccinated with the MMR vaccine to prevent measles.

Merck & Co announced this week it's increased MMR production for anyone who needs the vaccine, CNBC reports.

People traveling internationally should receive their vaccines at least two weeks before departure, but even if their trip is less than two weeks away, they should still get a vaccine dose. There is a blood test that can check your antibodies and let you know if you're at risk. Two rounds of vaccine are 97% effective.

Relevant Links: CDC vaccination schedules, CDC vaccine price list, global travel alerts, and report vaccine side effects.

The solution, officials say, is the same as it has ever been: the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine.

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State health officials and representatives from University of Utah Health and Intermountain Health appeared together at a news conference on Thursday, pleading with Utahns to get their children immunized - and for adults to verify their own immunization status. For these infants who received an MMR vaccine before their first birthday, CDC recommends two additional doses: one at age 12 to 15 months and another at least 28 days later. Instead, call your primary care doctor who will advise you of next steps. If you're unable to find your records and are unsure whether or not you've been fully vaccinated, you should discuss your risk factors with your physician.

Yes, but it's rare. "If you're planning an worldwide trip, the World Health Organization recommends that adults or adolescents unsure of their immune status get a dose of measles vaccine before traveling", Dr.

There is no downside to getting an extra measles vaccine, according to Morledge.

She said complications can arise from measles, as well as mumps and rubella, that can be life-threatening.

Yesterday, one of the infected people was at the Enterprise Rent-A-Car location at 2260 Babcock Boulevard, meaning that anyone there from 2 to 5 p.m. could have been exposed.

Measles is so contagious that 90 percent of unvaccinated people who come in contact with an infected person will get the virus.

Measles is an airborne virus in the nose and throat mucus that is spread by sneezing and coughing, the release said. Because the virus can be transmitted so easily, the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) and California State University in Los Angeles recently quarantined more than 800 students and staff who might have been exposed to the measles, according to a UCLA Newsroom statement and an article published on April 26, 2019, by CBS Los Angeles.

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