Second Measles Case Confirmed In NE Iowa

Phillip Cunningham
April 20, 2019

"To slow down the measles outbreak in NY, government leaders have issued a "State of Emergency" in Rockland County and issued a 'Commissioner's Order", threatening to close private schools and/or issue $1,000 fines. However, because of the woman's "impaired mental status", officials said it could not be confirmed where or when she contracted the virus. Teens and adults should check with their doctors to make sure they are protected against measles. As of Wednesday, Basson said in a statement, the woman was unconscious. Israel's Ministry of Health says she may have contracted the disease in NY, in Israel, or on a flight between the two. Israel's Ministry of Health says she may have contracted the disease in NY, in Israel, or on a flight between the two.

Robert Murphy, MD, professor of medicine at Northwestern University previously told Health that the severity of every case of measles is different. Consequently, El Al instructed all flight attendants to get measles shots. "If you have any further questions, contact your family doctor or the Health Ministry", the airline said.

According to CBS New York, the passenger had traveled to MI where he allegedly spread the virus to 38 people. The DPH still says there's no danger to the public since the cases are isolated to one home.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, two doses of the MMR vaccine is 97% effective in preventing measles, while one dose is about 93% effective.

Sun added: "People born between 1957 and 1989 generally only had one MMR dose". Individuals who attended or worked at any of the following York Region locations during the identified times listed below may have been exposed to measles: Southlake Regional Health Centre - Emergency Department 596 Davis Dr., Newmarket Sunday, April 14 from 5:30 p.m.to Monday, April 15 at 5:45 a.m. Those who choose not to will risk a $1,000 fine.

"Obviously the national context of having hundreds of cases and in 20 states, and seeing continued spread, raises the angst here", Jones says.


Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the controversial order amid what he said was a "measles crisis" in Brooklyn's Williamsburg section, where more than 250 people have gotten measles since September.

The CDC said the outbreaks are linked to global travelers who brought measles back from other countries such as Israel, Ukraine, and the Philippines, where large measles outbreaks are ongoing.

Although measles was thought to have been eradicated in the United States in 2000, outbreaks of the disease have appeared in recent times.

Outbreaks are occurring in two neighboring states.

This comes after the near record high outbreak of measles continues to spread across the country.

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