Confirmed Measles Cases In Oregon

2019 Measles Outbreaks

2019 Measles Outbreaks

The Oregon Health Authority reported that the number of measles vaccines in the last week of January tripled in the tri-county area (Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties).

Galveston County Health District also confirmed a case involving a boy whose age ranges from 12 to 24 months old, according to KTRK-TV in Houston.

The CDC says there have been 79 cases of measles so far this year in the states that reported data, and it's only February.

The HSE says while the majority of children in Donegal still receive the MMR vaccine, the numbers have been dropping slightly over the past few years.

Clark County Public Health has been regularly updating its list of locations where people may have been exposed to measles.

According to the Mayo Clinic, people who are unvaccinated, travel to developing countries or have a vitamin A deficiency are more likely to catch the measles.

Officials said the recently diagnosed residents stayed home and limited contact with other people.

The MMR vaccine is one of two immunizations recommended by the federal government to help prevent measles.

Infectious people were at Costco, the airport, a Blazers game and other sites. Here's what you need to know. One person had one dose of the vaccine, which is 93 percent effective. The vaccine can reduce the risk of infection if gotten within 72 hours after exposure to the virus.

Multnomah County officials have reported a steep uptick in vaccinations over this time previous year.

According to WAC 246-105-030, measles is one of many diseases for which a child is required to be vaccinated against or show proof of immunity, before attending any school (public or private) or child care center.

The three individuals involved in the new cases were in close contact with the first Multnomah County resident who tested positive for measles January 25, according to the Oregon Health Authority.