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Residents, tourists urged to get vaccinated after measles case reported in Florida

Residents, tourists urged to get vaccinated after measles case reported in Florida

The current NY outbreak is hitting the area's Orthodox Jewish communities especially hard. The virus may remain in the air for up to two hours, officials said. Teens and adults should check with their doctors to make sure they are protected against measles. All of these cases have now been officially linked to a NY resident who visited the area of Southeast Michigan via vehicle.

Israeli health officials issued an alert earlier this month regarding the woman, who traveled on El Al Flight 002 on March 26, departing from Kennedy Airport and landing in Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport a day later.

"The Ministry issued precise instructions for all passengers on the flight", El Al said in a statement to the newspaper. "The vaccine is extremely effective and extremely safe", Dr. Murphy said.

One's right to raise one's child as he or she sees fit doesn't include the right to let one's child become a public health danger, threatening the lives of other children.

"Around the world, millions of children are still missing out on lifesaving vaccines, leaving them and their communities vulnerable to disease and deadly outbreaks".

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As of about a week ago, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported there had been 555 cases so far in 2018.

Sun added: "People born between 1957 and 1989 generally only had one MMR dose".

If you think you or a loved one has measles, you should first call a health care facility before going to one to avoid spreading the virus to others.

"'There's no downside to getting an MMR, especially during an outbreak", says Faust". Those who choose not to will risk a $1,000 fine. In Rockland County, New York, at least 184 cases have been found primarily among orthodox Jews, prompting officials to declare a state of emergency. Outbreaks are also occurring internationally. She is suffering from meningoencephalitis - a complication of the measles virus that is similar to having both meningitis and encephalitis, respectively infections or inflammations of the lining of the brain and the brain itself.

Cases of measles are on the rise, and the story of an Israeli flight attendant is reminding us just how unsafe the virus can be.


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