Health experts warn of measles outbreak as the cases approach closer to Alabama
THE DISEASE CAN BE HERE SOON. GUY: WVTM 13'S LARISSA SCOTT, WHAT PEOPLE CAN LOOK FOR. >> MEASLES ON THE ROAD DOES INCREASE DIFFERENTLY AND EXPERIENCE NEARBY THIS YEAR. LARISSA: THE NEIGHBORING STATES WITH GEORGIA, FLORIDA AND TENNESSEE HAVE ALL THE REPORTED CASES. DOCTORS say it's ONLY a matter of time before TOTTERALABAMA comes. >> Once it starts in an unbearable population, it quickly dissipates. LARISSA: EXPERTS WANT FOR AN EXCAVATION ABOUT THE POTENTIAL. >> It is one of the most infectious agents we have in I.D. PATHOGEN WORLD. LARISSA: THE MEASLES VIRUS LIVES TWO HOURS AFTER SOMEONE'S KITCHEN OR SNEEZES. >> PEOPLE THINK THAT IT IS A BENIGN TYPE OF CHILDHOOD DISEASE. UNPARALLELY REALIZING RESULTS ARE NOT INCONVENIENT, AND THEY ARE MORE IN ALL YOUNG CHILDREN, LESS THAN A YEAR OR PEOPLE WHO ARE MORE THAN 20 YEARS, Coughing and Rash. DEADLY COMPLICATIONS MAY CONTAIN PNEUMONIA AND BLEEDING OF THE BRAIN. >> I have never seen a case of fairs. WHY? BECAUSE IT WILL GET THAT YOU WERE ABLE TO LEIMATE OR ERAD IN 2001, THEREFORE, EVERY PHYSICIST, NURSE AND HEALTH CARE HAS NEVER EVER SEEN ANY CASE. LARISSA: WHAT IS THAT HEALTH EXPERTS BEGAN MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS TO KNOW THE SYMPTOMS. >> WE HAVE NO ANTIVIRAL DRUGS THAT TREAT. LARISSA: THE ONLY WAY TO FIGHT VIRUS WITH A VACCINE. IN BIRMINGHAM, LARISSA SCOTT, WVTM 13. GUY: GESUNDHEITSSTEINER say it is important that all those born before 1957 get the vaccines against the weapon. IF YOU RECEIVE THE TWO MEASURES OR MMR VACCINES, YOU ARE AS A YOUNG CHILD IF YOU ARE PROTECTED FOR LIFE. BUT IF YOU CAN NOT REMEMBER IF YOU WERE VACCINED, SAY IT "
Health experts warn of measles outbreak as the falls near Alabama
Experts from UAB and the Jefferson County Department of Public Health warned Monday that the nationwide outbreak of measles was coming to a close as Alabama's cases worsened: "Once it starts in a vulnerable population, it will spread quickly," he said Dr. William Curry. Larissa Scott, Associate Dean of Rural and Primary Care at UAB.WVTM 13, has more in the video above.
Experts from UAB and Jefferson County's Department of Public Health on Monday warned against the nationwide outbreak of measles as the cases neared Alabama.
"Once it starts in a vulnerable population, it will spread quickly," Dr. William Curry, deputy dean of rural and primary care at UAB.
Larissa Scott from WVTM 13 has more in the video above.