BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) – One man has been diagnosed with measles in most of Boston and others may have been exposed to the virus, state health officials said on Monday.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said the individual who had been diagnosed with measles on Sunday visited the following places below and may have exposed the virus to other people. Measles are very contagious. Those who are not immunized and may have visited any of the locations below during the dates and times below may be at risk of developing the virus. It is advisable to contact your health care provider to confirm your immunization status.
Places, days and hours:
Burger Bar KKatie: 40 PM – Plymouth, MA
38 Main St Ext, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360
Starbucks: 8:40 – 10:45 – Waltham, MA
12 Framedham Service Plaza Waltham, MA 02451
of I-90 Westbound: 14:05 – 16:20 – Framingham, MA
Staples: 8:50 – Massachusetts
800 Lexington St. Waltham, Massachusetts
Wal-Lex Shopping Center
876A Lexington St
Whole Foods: ] 11:55 – 14:05 – Hyannis, MA
990 Lyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601
Objective: 14:00 – 4:55 pm In accordance with VAT, the early symptoms of measles occur 10 days to 2 weeks after exposure and can occur in the form of cold with fever, cough, runny nose and red eyes (19659008) 250 Granite St, Braintree, MA 02184
. You may also get a rash on your skin after the onset of the initial symptoms. The rash usually appears on the head, moves down and usually lasts several days before it disappears.
If you think you have been exposed to and develop any of the above symptoms, you should call your healthcare provider immediately prior to your visit. Children should receive the first dose of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine at 12-15 months. Children in school age need two doses of MMR vaccine.
- Adults . Adults should have at least one dose of MMR vaccine. Some high risk groups need two doses of MMR, such as international travelers, health workers and students. Adults born in the United States before 1957 are considered immune to measles from past exposures.
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