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Clark County confirms six new cases of measles; Outbreak total reached 59 | news



CLARK COUNTY, WA (KPTV) – The measles outbreak in Clark County now has up to 59 people, with six new cases confirmed on Saturday.

Clark County Public Health announced an update on Saturday afternoon after no new reports were reported Cases in previous days.

In addition to six new confirmed cases, there is another suspected case.

A new site of exposure has also been identified and added to the overall list. The new site is the Vancouver Clinic Salmon Creek, 2525 N.E. 139th St., Vancouver, 7 am to 10 pm 2 pm and 10:30 am to 3:45 pm February 15.

Clark County Public Health provided an update on the age of confirmed cases.

Age

  • 1
    to 10: 43 cases
  • 11 to 18: 13 cases
  • 19 to 29: 1 case
  • 30 to 39: 2 cases

The total amount was confirmed 52 cases were not immunized, five were not confirmed and two cases had received a measles-mumps-rubella vaccine.

If you think you are exposed, you are asked to check with a doctor before you go to the doctor's office to make a plan that avoids exposing others. People who believe they have measles symptoms should not go directly to doctors' offices, emergency rooms or emergency rooms unless there is a medical emergency without being called.

A call center has been set up to answer questions under 360-397-. 8021.

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