The CDC reports that there have been 626 confirmed cases of measles so far this year, an increase of 71 new cases since last week.
Anyone who visited 4000 Old Court Road in Pikesville on Tuesday, April 16, from 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. may have been exposed to measles, the Maryland Department of Health said.
With a surge in measles cases — including adults who thought they were protected by the vaccine — some are questioning whether they are properly vaccinated and whether they are still at risk for getting measles.
A third case of measles has been confirmed in a Maryland resident. People in three public places in Baltimore County may have been exposed, the Maryland Department of Health said Wednesday.
The Maryland Department of Health said both cases involve people who reside in the same household, and that there’s no evidence that the virus is spreading in Maryland.
The Maryland Department of Health confirmed a second case of measles in the state, and said Tuesday that in both cases, the disease was acquired outside of Maryland in an unnamed area with an ongoing measles outbreak.
The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that preliminary global data shows that reported cases of measles are up by 300 percent in the first three months of 2019 as compared to the same timeframe in 2018.
ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton appeared on “Good Morning America” Monday to break down what you need to know about what she describes as “the single most infectious virus in the world.”
Maryland’s Department of Health is issuing a warning after confirming a case of measles.
A total of 387 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 15 states from January 1 to March 28, 2019. This is the second greatest number of cases reported in the US since measles was eliminated in 2000.
A Kentucky student is suing his local health department after it barred students who aren’t immunized against the chickenpox from attending school and canceled extracurricular activities during an outbreak that has affected 32 people.
Three new cases of measles were confirmed by health officials in Houston on Monday, making it the latest city to have the once-eliminated disease appear in recent weeks.
Washington state’s governor, Jay Inslee, declared a state of emergency on Friday after officials confirmed there were 31 cases of measles.
Though measles have been reported in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the growing number of cases does not constitute a national outbreak.
Health officials in Loudoun County, Virginia, are warning of a possible exposure to a person with measles at two addresses this month: one address is in Purcellville and another in Lansdowne.
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