Authorities in New York warned of a possible exposure to the mast after it was revealed that two infected tourists had traveled to different locations last week. New York State Department of Health officials said the specific locations are Brooklyn, Patterson and Tuxedo Park.
European tourists visited three Jehovah's Witness facilities during their travels, CBS New York reported. Officials urge anyone who may have been exposed to contact their doctor immediately.
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Symptoms of measles can present as a fever, cough, runny nose, and red or watery eyes. It can take up to 14 days for symptoms to appear, and it can be fatal without medical treatment. It is a highly contagious disease that lives in the nasal and pharyngeal mucus of an infected person. This can be prevented with the MMR vaccine, which is recommended for children and adults.