A measles teenager, who visited several Southern California tourist destinations earlier this month, including Disneyland, Santa Monica Pier and Universal Studios, may have affected others. Whole story
A measles girl, who visited several Southern California tourist destinations earlier this month, including Disneyland Resort, Santa Monica Pier and Universal Studios, may have affected other people, said health officials on Friday with A Girl , who arrived from New Zealand, was in Southern California from August 11-15, according to the Orange County Health Care Agency. On those dates, she lived at the Desert Palms Hotel on 631 West Katella Avenue.
The teenager visited Disneyland and California Adventure on August 1
The Los Angeles County Health Department announced details of potential exposures based on the infected girl's itinerary:
. 11 August 2019 – Los Angeles International Airport, Terminal 8, between 21:00 and 23:30.
August 14, 2019 – Universal Studios, 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City *
August 15, 2019 – TCL Chinese Theaters, 6925 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood *
August 15, 2019 – Madame Tussauds, 6933 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood *
August 15, 2019 The Original Farmers Market, 6333 West Third Street, Los Angeles *
August 15. 2019 – Santa Monica Pier and Beach, 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica *
August 15, 2019 – Los Angeles International Airport, Tom Bradley International Terminal, between 18:00 and 23:59.
Asterisk (*) timeframes are currently under investigation by the Orange County Health Care Agency.
The health department announced that it had since worked with the hotel and the Anaheim theme parks to reach people who had known close contacts in the case.
"There is currently no known current risk for measles in these locations," a health ministry statement from L.A. County said.
Dr. Pam Hymel, chief medical officer of Disney Parks, said in a statement:
"We have been informed that the tourist has visited several sites in Southern California and have been advised by the OC Health Care Agency that the risk to performers and guests is likely to be low. We adhere to strict hygiene standards to protect guests and performers, and earlier this year we have strengthened our vaccination program and educational resources for performers in addition to our ongoing efforts. "
The district health authorities urged anyone who visits the affected locations at relevant times to monitor for fever or an inexplicable rash 7 to 21 days after exposure. When symptoms occur, patients should stay at home and call a health care provider immediately, the health department said.