Additional Measles Cases Confirmed In Oakland County

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MI health officials say three more cases of measles have been confirmed in the Detroit area, raising the number in Oakland County to eight since March 13. But the 2018 cases were scattered all over the state, rather than clustered in one area like the current outbreak in Oakland County.

Anyone at the Wednesday, March 13, Interlakes Market in 100 Mile House between 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. may have been exposed to measles.

"It's definitely concerning, especially to have this many already in the year", Angela Minicuci, spokeswoman for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, told the Free Press.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 9 a.m.to noon and 1 p.m.to 4 p.m. Other states, including Missouri, have more stringent laws that allow for religious exemptions to vaccines. Symptoms begin with fever, cough, runny nose and red, watery eyes.

Kroger, 23675 Greenfield Road, Southfield, from noon-3 p.m.

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"If symptoms develop, do not visit your doctor or emergency room unless you call ahead so they can take precautions to prevent exposure to other individuals", she said.

March 20 Beaumont Reference Laboratory: 3601 13 Mile Rd., Royal Oak, After 3:00 p.m. Providence Park Novi Medical Building: 26850 Providence Parkway, Novi, after 1:00 p.m. Brede, Inc.: 19000 Glendale Ave., Detroit, 12:00 -7:30 p.m.

IHA recommends calling 8-1-1 or speaking with a nurse at a local public health centre if you think you may have been exposed to measles.

Providence Park Novi Medical Building, 26850 Providence Parkway, Novi, after 1 p.m.

A 95 per cent vaccination rate is required to achieve herd immunity, which makes it much more hard for potentially deadly diseases such as measles to spread and protects vulnerable populations such as infants and seniors. It's possible - but very unlikely - for a person to contract the virus after they've been vaccinated, according to the Mayo Clinic.

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