Since Saturday, there have been 32 confirmed cases of measles in Washington, an outbreak that has already led the government, Jay Incles, to declare a state of emergency. emergency. "Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease that can be fatal to young children," Inslee said on Friday, adding that these cases create "an extreme risk to public health that can quickly spread to others
From Saturday, there were 31 cases of measles in Clark County, located on the southern border of the state, just across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon, of which 21 were children aged between 1 and 10. 19659003 ] There is also one case in King County that includes Seattle While the Kin County site says that the man in the 1950s was a "suspicious case," the governor said in a news release that it was a confirmed case of measles
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The Proclamation of Inslee allows agencies and agencies to use state resources and "do their best to help the affected areas."
Statement of the Washington Governor's Web site's news says the DVB) has introduced a structure to manage infectious disease incidents, so that she can manage society health aspects of the outbreak through investigations and laboratory tests. the consequences for people, property, and infrastructure Last week, a man infected with measles visited the Portland Trail Blazers household in Oregon against a background of the outbreak. The infected people also went to Portland International Airport as well as hospitals, schools, shops, churches and restaurants in the Clark County of Washington and the region of the two states, regional officials said.
Most patients with symptoms should first call. Measles is an infected virus that spreads in the air through coughing and sneezing. Symptoms such as fever, full body rash, stuffy nose and red eyes usually disappear without treatment within two or three weeks. One or two out of every 1,000 children who receive measles will die from complications, according to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In 1978, the CCU set itself the goal of removing measles from the United States until 1982. eliminated – defined by the absence of continuous transmission of diseases for more than 12 months – from the US in 2000
But there is a recent increase in unvaccinated children. The share of children not receiving a 2-year vaccine dose increased from 0.9% among those born in 2011 to 1.3% among those born in 2015, the CDC reported in October.
The CDC recommends people get measles, mumps and rubella. vaccine to protect against these viruses. Typical recommendations are that children should receive two doses of MMR vaccine, the first between 12 and 15 months of age and the second between 4 and 6 years of age.