A teen infected with the measles traveled internationally from Fresh Zealand to locations in Southern California, at the side of Disneyland in August, the O.C. Health Care Company reported Friday.
The teenager visited locations in Orange and Los Angeles counties from August 11-15. The final public may neutral have been exposed to the measles on the Desolate tract Arms Resort, positioned at 631 W. Katella Ave. in Anaheim, on today, and additionally at Disneyland and California Race Park in Anaheim on Aug. 12, health officers said in a news originate.
Anybody who may neutral have visited these locations on the desired dates will probably be at possibility of creating measles, officers said, and may maybe neutral show screen themselves for illness, fever or an unexplained rash from 7 to 21 days after publicity. If any indicators invent, the individual ought to restful absorb dwelling, name their doctor straight and review immunization recordsdata. If an runt one was as soon as exposed, or whenever you is also pregnant or have a weakened immune machine, you ought to restful additionally contact a health care provider as rapidly as possible.
“Measles is a extremely contagious and presumably excessive illness that causes fever, rash, cough, and red, watery eyes,” health officer Nichole Immediate said in an announcement. “It spreads with ease by air and by pronounce contact with an infected individual, and is contagious from roughly four days earlier than the rash appears through four days after the rash appears. We relief community contributors to provide protection to themselves and their households by getting vaccinated.”
A Tustin lady in her 50s was as soon as identified final week with West Nile virus fever, turning into the first individual to contract the virus in Orange County this year, officers said. An Imperial County man died in early July after contracting the virus.
In Los Angeles County, there have been 16 cases of measles in residents in 2019.
Anybody with questions about measles or possible publicity to this case can name the HCA Health Referral Line at 1-800-564-8448.