Measles Panic in the USA

Measles Panic in the USA

It was stated that about 20,000 people attending a religious event in the US state of Kentucky may have been at risk of a measles outbreak.

A statement from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned that someone who attended an event organized by a Christian group at Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky last month was later diagnosed with measles.


Measles Panic

“If you attended the Asbury University meeting on February 17-18 and you do not have a measles vaccine or are incomplete, you should go into quarantine for 21 days and monitor your symptoms to avoid infecting others with measles,” the statement said. statement was included.

The statement also recommended that unvaccinated people get the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine.

Authorities warn that the measles virus is highly contagious through the respiratory route and is the main cause of this epidemic worldwide, especially in child deaths, despite the vaccines developed in this regard.

Measles Panic in the USA

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