Tag Archives: Measles

Everything we know about the measles outbreak's 'patient zero'

The revelation that the ongoing measles outbreak is tied to a foreign individual does not come as a surprise to those who have studied the disease. Washington state epidemiologist Dr. Scott Lindquist said that so-called ‘patient zero’ in the ongoing outbreak was someone who was visiting the U.S. from outside the country, according to ABC… Read More »

Measles fears in New Jersey airport

Measles fears in New Jersey airport: Hundreds of travelers may have been exposed to the disease in Newark on Christmas Eve, health officials warn A traveler who flew into Newark Liberty International’s Terminal B from Brussels has been diagnosed with the disease They went through passport check between noon and 4pm Anyone who was there should… Read More »

Measles alert: Were you exposed?

SOME public places in Brisbane have been exposed to measles in a recent confirmed case. Metro North Public Health Unit has confirmed a male in his 30s contracted measles after travelling overseas. Australia’s vaccination rate in top 5 Clerics reject vaccine as ‘unclean’ It has not been disclosed where he travelled from, however he was… Read More »