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The Disease Control Center says there are more than 100 measles cases since the beginning of 2019, with more than half being concentrated in Washington. But health authorities say the outbreak increases vaccination and awareness (February 14)
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The outbreak of measles in Oakland has risen to 18 confirmed cases, health authorities said on Monday night.

The Department of Health and Human Resources in Michigan and the Oakland Health Department call for people to vaccinate and this week they have planned special vaccination clinics in the Oak Park synagogue.

The outbreak that began earlier this month is linked to a sick traveler from Israel who visited Oakland from March 6 to March 13.

Ministry of Health and Human Services in Michigan confirms second case of measles in southeastern Michigan (Photo: Teka77, Getty Images / iStockphoto)

coughing and sneezing. Symptoms include fever, cough, runny nose and red, watery eyes. A few days after the onset of symptoms in the mouth appear small white spots, followed by a red rash of a red body. More: A Pittsburgh Employee in the County of Oakland grows to eight Detroit Police Complications may include pneumonia, swelling of the brain, ear infections that lead to permanent hearing loss, premature labor, and babies with low birth weight.

Highly contagious disease spreads throughout the country. From the beginning of the year to 21 March there are 314 confirmed cases of measles in 15 countries, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

At the local level, health authorities said that 970 people received vaccines from March 22 to March 24.

Vaccinations will be available from 10:00 to 13:00. Tuesday and from 10:00 to 14:00 Wednesday to Friday at Young Israel of Oak Park, 15140 W. 10 Mile Road. People can also get them through the offices of the Department of Health in Pontiac and Southfield.

People who are not vaccinated should be vaccinated within 72 hours of exposure. Officials say that people who do not have MMR documentation from a doctor or the Michigan Health Improvement Register (MCIR) or those who do not know if they have been vaccinated should contact their providers of health services or visit a vaccination clinic. State and county health agencies issued an up-to-date list Monday, where people may have been exposed to the disease. The full list of exposure sites can be found on the Oakland Health Department website, www.oakgov.com/health. [196659017] Gedalla from Big Detroit, 24600 Greenfield Road, Oak Park, 7-9 hours

March 22

Aldi, 26300 Greenfield Road, Oak Park, 1: 15-4 h

Gedalla of Big Detroit, 24600 Greenfield Road, Oak Park, 7-9: 30

Berkley Urgent Care, 3270 Greenfield Road, Berkley, noon-4 hours

Congregation Shomrey Emunah, 25451 Southfield Road, Southfield, 7:30 -10 h.

One-Stop Food Market, 25155 Greenfield Road , Southfield, 1: 45-4: 30

21 March

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak – Department of Emergency, 3601 W. 13 Mile Road, 10 am-6 pm [19659005] Yagdil Torah Congregation, 17100 W. 10 Mile Road, Southfield, 8: 30-11: 30 and 7-9: 45

Dorfman Funeral Home, 30440 West 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, 2 5:30 pm [19659005DovidbenNuchimulitsaLincoln14800OakPark8:30-11:30h

Yeshiva Beth Yahuda, 15751 Lincoln Drive, Southfield, 8:15 am-1: 15 pm and 8:45 pm-12: 45 am

Synagogue of Light, 15050 W. 10 Mile Road, Oak Park, 8-11: 30 and 2:45 to 5:30 pm

March 20

Aldi, 26300 Greenfield Rd, Oak Park , full day

Kollel Institute of Big Detroit, Lincoln Street 15230, Oak Park, 8: 20-11: 20 [19659005] Meijer, 5150 Coolidge Hwy. , Royal Oak, 10:30 – 13:30

One-Stop Shop, 25155 Greenfield Road, Southfield, 12:00 – 15:30

Pointview Products, 46986 Liberty Drive, Wixom , 8:00 – 3:30 hours.

Synagogue for light, 15150 W. 10 Mile Road, Oak Park, 7: 11h.

For more information on measles, go to www.oakgov.com/health or call the Oakland Healthcare nurse's nurse at www.aakgov.com/health. 800-848-5533 from 8:30 to 17:00 From Monday to Friday.

Contact writer Anne Zaniewski at 313-222-6594 ​​or azaniewski@freepress.com. Follow her on Twitter: @AnnZaniewski.

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