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This photo shows the skin rash on a patient’s abdomen three days after the onset of a measles infection. (credit: CDC/ Heinz F. Eichenwald, MD)
June 05, 2019 - 12:28 pm
“Health Division leaders and staff worked tirelessly to combat this outbreak and protect the health and safety of Oakland County residents,” County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said.
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This photo shows the skin rash on a patient’s abdomen three days after the onset of a measles infection. (credit: CDC/ Heinz F. Eichenwald, MD)
May 17, 2019 - 9:54 am
The virus can live for up to two hours in the air where the infected person was present.
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May 06, 2019 - 3:01 pm
Doctors stress that the best way to protect yourself and your family from this serious illness is to make sure everyone is vaccinated.
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A sign warns people of measles in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Williamsburg on April 19, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
April 29, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Measles is spread by person-to-person contact and through the air.
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This photo shows the skin rash on a patient’s abdomen three days after the onset of a measles infection. (credit: CDC/ Heinz F. Eichenwald, MD)
April 17, 2019 - 5:37 pm
The virus can live for up to two hours in the air where the infected person was present.
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FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. . (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
April 15, 2019 - 12:12 pm
The 2019 tally is already the most since 2014, when 667 were reported. The most before that was 963 cases in 1994.
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This photo shows the skin rash on a patient’s abdomen three days after the onset of a measles infection. (credit: CDC/ Heinz F. Eichenwald, MD)
April 12, 2019 - 4:18 pm
The particular case is linked to international travel, officials say, and is not part of the current Michigan outbreak.
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April 12, 2019 - 8:47 am
Multiple exposure locations have also been taken off the list.
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April 09, 2019 - 2:39 pm
Amid a measles outbreak in Michigan, there are now 41 confirmed cases; 39 of them Oakland County, one in Washtenaw County and one in Wayne County.
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This photo shows the skin rash on a patient’s abdomen three days after the onset of a measles infection. (credit: CDC/ Heinz F. Eichenwald, MD)
April 09, 2019 - 11:52 am
Earlier this week, the city ordered somw religious schools and daycares serving to exclude unvaccinated students or risk being closed down.
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