On Wednesday, the Orange County Department of Health announced there are now 15 confirmed cases, up from 12 during their last report, adding there has been a substantial increase in the number of cases in New York City and other surrounding areas. The infected individuals range in age from 8 months to 63 years old.
South Island, Duncan, Nanaimo and Salt Spring Public Health Units are prioritizing immunizations for children.
According to the CDC, two doses of the vaccine are 97 percent effective against the measles, while one dose is 93 percent effective.
Those with symptoms should not go to school or work and they should call their doctor before going to avoid potentially infecting others. Adults without documentation of prior measles vaccination or immunity to measles can have measles IgG titers drawn, or they can be vaccinated without obtaining serology.
Measles is one of the world's most infectious diseases and in rare cases, can be deadly.
While Wakefield's research was proven to be falsified, the proportion of those vaccinated against the MMR vaccine in the United Kingdom during the late 1990's and early 2000's dropped to approximately 80%.
Since March 24, there have been eight confirmed measles cases in Northern California including four in Butte County, three in Placer County and one in Tehama County.
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The statewide total of 39 measles cases is the highest since 65 cases were reported in 1991.
Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus.
Despite this, Lynn Sutfin, a spokesperson for the MDHHS, told the Free Press that at least three of the recent cases had documentation of the recommended two doses of the MMR vaccine.
There is an ongoing measles outbreak in Michigan, but the Michigan Department of Health says this case is not related to that outbreak.
Symptoms include a fever, rash, cough, conjunctivitis or a runny nose.
In a day to four days, a red rash normally appears on the face and spreads across the body.
"There is a risk of developing measles for up to 21 days after contact with a case of measles". "Also, measles virus can live for up to two hours in an airspace where the infected person coughed or sneezed". You should call before visiting a health care provider.