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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 08, 2019 - 5:42 pm
Infected individuals range in age from 8 months to 63 years old.
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April 08, 2019 - 12:01 pm
A letter was sent home to parents of Derby Middle School students in Birmingham.
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April 05, 2019 - 6:03 pm
Doctors and the CDC say the best way to avoid catching measles is to make sure you are vaccinated.
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April 03, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Just one person with measles can infect 12 to 18 others, according to health officials, who are strongly urging vaccination.
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April 01, 2019 - 4:56 pm
More than 20 cases have been confirmed in southeast Michigan.
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March 26, 2019 - 5:28 pm
A state of emergency taking effect Tuesday night is intended to persuade parents to have their children vaccinated to reverse the trajectory of the disease's spread.
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March 23, 2019 - 3:55 pm
Health officials are adding more exposure locations to the list -- again.
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March 15, 2019 - 7:07 am
Someone traveling from Israel visited several businesses while sick with the virus.
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March 13, 2019 - 8:03 pm
Symptoms of measles usually begin 7-14 days after exposure.
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June 21, 2018 - 3:24 pm
This year several countries in Europe are reporting significant measles outbreaks, including France, Italy, Germany, England, Romania, and Ukraine, among others. Recent outbreaks have also been reported in Venezuela, Colombia, and Brazil.
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