Washington's governor announced an extraordinary state of public health on Friday after more than two dozen cases of measles involving predominantly young children have been reported. The center will work with the Ministry of Health to combat the huge influx of measles cases, of which 32 are from Saturday, according to DOH.
Those infected are mostly isolated in Clark County, southwest Washington. directly bordering Portland, Oregon. It is now claimed that one case has spread to Kings County, which includes Seattle, Washington. at least one case when an infected person was present at the home game of Portland Trailblazers. Other contagious people also visited Portland International Airport, as well as hospitals, schools, churches and other lively public places.
Ipsee previously issued a local emergency health emergency in Clark County last week but now extends it to the whole country. Washington.
"Measles virus is a highly contagious contagious disease that can be fatal to young children, and the existence of 26 confirmed cases in Washington state creates an extreme risk to public health that can quickly spread to other countries." Health authorities said 21
Although measles measles vaccine is very effective as it was widespread in the United Kingdom In 1968, there is an increasing tendency for parents to decide not to vaccinate their children. According to the CDC October report, 2018 is the third consecutive year in which the number of children entering school with vaccinations has risen. National Immunization Survey data also revealed that the number of children aged 2 without vaccination increased gradually, from 0.9% for children born in 2011 to 1.3% for children born in 2015 YOUNG CHILDREN IN THE US NON-VACCINES: STUDY
These levels of non-vaccination are particularly high in Oregon, which is alarming considering its proximity to the outbreak in the vicinity of Clark County, Washington . Vaccination in Oregon increased from just 1% in 2000 to 7.5% in the 2016-2017 school year, according to PBS. mainly affecting young children "/>