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Case of measles at Sea-Tac Airport May 26

Local public health officials have confirmed a measles infection in a King County child who was at Sea-Tac Airport while contagious. The person was likely exposed to the measles while overseas. The child was at the airport on May 26,  between 6:20 and 10 p.m. in Concourse A and at Baggage Claim.

If you were in Sea-Tac Airport at the time listed above and are not immune to measles, the most likely time you would become sick is between June 1 and June 16.

Call a health care provider promptly if you or a family member develop an illness with fever or an unexplained rash over the next several days. To avoid possibly spreading measles to other patients, do not go to a clinic or hospital without calling first to tell them you want to be evaluated for measles. For more, go here.

 

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