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Official: Santa Clara Co. Tourists with measles may have been contagious



SANTA CLARA, California (KGO) – A measles tourist visited seven towns in South Bay, causing a public warning from the Santa Clara County Public Health Department on Tuesday about possible exposure to the disease.

Between March 16 and March 22, the tourist visited shops and restaurants in eight South Bay towns. We have listed all locations below.

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The district health authorities stress that this is not a public health emergency. They say the vast majority of people in the district are vaccinated and protected against measles.

"Our message is when you are not one of the protected persons you may have been exposed to to know the symptoms and to pay attention to them," Dr. Sara Cody, Public Health Director, Santa Clara District.

Symptoms include rash, fever, cough, runny nose and red eyes. They can develop between seven and 21

days after exposure.

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Measles are transmitted through the air and people do not need to have direct contact with someone who is infected to get the disease.

District health officials say no cases of measles transmission are known because of this potential exposure.

The items included in the alert are

Saturday, March 16
T Mobile Store, 789 El Camino Real, Sunnyvale
International House of Pancakes, 644 North First Street, San Jose
Apple Visitor Center, 10600 N Tantau Ave, Cupertino
Hoover Tower Observation Deck, Stanford University, 550 Serra Mall, Stanford

Poki Bowl, 2305 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
Walmart, 600 Schauer Dr, Mountain View
The Fish Market, 3775 El Camino Real, Santa Clara
Macy's Valley Fair Mall, 2801 Blvd Steven's Creek, Santa Clara

Sunday, March 17
Bill's Café , 3163 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
Cascal 400 Castro St, Mountain View
7-Eleven, 848 E. Evelyn Ave, Sunnyvale

Monday, March 18
Il Fornaio (Cucina Italiana), 2752 Augustine Dr, no. 120 Santa Clara
7 -Eleven, 848 E. Evelyn Ave, Sunnyvale

Tuesday, 19. March
Great Mall, 477 Great Mall Drive, Mi lpitas
Seniore's Pizza, 940 Monroe Street, Santa Clara

Wednesday, March 20
SA-BY Thai Cuisine, 404 p. 2nd St, San Jose
Happy, 3705 El Camino Real, Santa Clara [19659004] Thursday, March 21
CVS Pharmacy, 1165 El Camino Real, Sunnyvale

Friday, March 22
Safeway , 645 San Antonio Rd, Mountain View
CVS Pharmacy, 1675 Hollenbeck Ave, Sunnyvale

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