08 February, 2019, 08:55 | Author: Israel Montgomery
Those who may have been exposed and believe they have measles symptoms are asked to contact their healthcare provider prior to visiting their offices to avoid more exposure.
"Vaccination is the most effective way to prevent measles", Denton County public health director Dr. Matt Richardson said in a written statement.
Someone in Denton County has come down with the measles.
The cases, which were announced Monday, include three in the Houston area, one in Galveston County and one in Montgomery County. State officials say Washington is experiencing an outbreak of measles in Clark County (41 current confirmed cases), with spread to King County and Multnomah County in Oregon. The Houston Chronicle reports health officials were told the four children who fell ill had received their first of two measles vaccines.
According to the Texas DSHS, "Measles is a highly contagious respiratory illness spread by contact with an infected person through coughing and sneezing". Measles is so contagious that if one person has it, 90 percent of the people close to that person who are not yet immune could become infected. Ten states including Texas have reported measles cases; the states are California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Texas and Washington.
"Getting vaccinated protects you as well as those who are unable to receive vaccines due to age or medical conditions", said Michelle Beall, Pharm.D., Clinical Pharmacist, Brookshire Grocery Company.
Orders for two types of measles vaccines in Clark County were up almost 500 percent in January compared to the same month a year ago, jumping from 530 doses to 3,150, according to state health department figures. Other symptoms include a high fever over 101 degrees, cough, runny nose and red, watery eyes. Health officials say the shots are safe and effective, providing about 93 percent protection with one dose and 97 percent with two doses. Visit www.vaccines.gov to locate clinics that provide measles vaccinations.
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More than 95 percent of individuals who get the vaccine after 12 months of age will develop an immunity to all three viruses. Clark County Public Health has been regularly updating its list of locations where people may have been exposed to measles.
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