The bark spreads through Washington DC, known for having decided not to vaccinate its children, and health officials have declared a health emergency.
Michigan health officials have confirmed that a traveler from Israel who was infected with measles could spread the virus during a visit to Oakland County on March 6-13.
The traveler who visited the company, the Religious Institute and the synagogue also traveled to New York, which is in the midst of the worst outbreak of the cortex for decades. Kir is also spreading nationally. A total of 228 cases of measles in 12 countries since the beginning of the year to March 7 were reported, reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cyrus is a very contagious virus that can prevent vaccination. It spreads when an infected person coughs or sneezes, and can stay in the air where a person coughed or sneezed for two hours. The measles are so contagious, and up to 90% of people who are near the infected person will also be infected if they are not immunized through vaccination or prior measles infection, reports the CDC. A measles person can be contagious four days before the rash and continue to be contagious for four days.
Where did an infected person go to Michigan?
The Michigan Department of Public Health and Social Services and the Auckland Health Department state that people could be exposed to measles in the following times, dates and places:
- Lickon & Rx, 25901 Coolidge Highway, Oak Park: 12:20 – 14:45 on the 8th of March,
- Jerusalem Pizza, 26025 Greenfield Road in Southfield: 11:30 to 14:30. Tuesday, March 12, Wednesday, March 13
- One Stop Kosher Market, 25155 Greenfield Road, Southfield: daily from March 6 to March 13
- Ahabas Olam Torah Center, 15620 W. Southfield: Daily from 6th to 13th March
- Congregation of Yagdil Torah, 17100 W. Ten Mile Road, Southfield: Every day from March 6 to March 13
- Yeshiva Gedol the Great Detroit, 24600 Greenfield Road, Oak Park: Daily from 6 March 13
- Collew of the Great Detroit Institute, 15230 Lincoln Street in Oak Park: Every day from March 6 to March 13
What to do if you may have been barked?
For those who have not yet been vaccinated and potentially exposed, Health Workers believe that getting a vaccine within 72 hours may limit the likelihood of developing a vaccine. disease. In addition, your doctor may provide treatment for immune globulin (Ig) that is effective for six days after contact with people who have a high risk of developing bark. The highest risk is unvaccinated pregnant women and people with diseases that impair their immune system, such as HIV and diabetes, and people taking medications that weaken their immune system.
In this photographic illustration, a bottle of measles vaccine can be seen at Miami's Children's Hospital in Miami, Florida. (Photo: Joe Raedle, Getty Images)
Everyone who was born in 1957 or earlier is considered to be bark immunity.
If you believe that you could be exposed, health officials suggest that you watch for symptoms within 21 days of exposure. If symptoms develop, it is very important to call the doctor's office that you plan to visit, so you can take measures to prevent the potential impact on measles in humans
What are the symptoms of measles? Bacterial symptoms are usually seen in about seven to 14 days after a person is infected, but may appear until 21 days after the exposure. According to CDC, measles infections usually begin with:
- high fever that may rise above 104 degrees
- red, watery eyes
about two or three days After breathing symptoms Let's start, tiny white spots, known as Koplik's spots, often seen on the gums, the roof of the mouth and inside the cheeks. In addition, there is a red, raised spotted rash that usually begins on the face before spreading to the torso, arms and legs.
"Immunization is the best way to protect our families and communities from vaccine-preventing diseases such as measles, especially in the light of recent outbreaks at the national and global levels," said Dr. Russell Faust, a medical Director of the Health Department of Auckland County.
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In Michigan, the Code of Guard Health requires children who are enrolled in public or private schools, licensed kindergartens and preschools to be vaccinated. Kindergartens should have vaccinations from diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough, bark, epidemic mumps, rubella, poliomyelitis, chicken pox and hepatitis B before beginning schooling. Children entering the seventh grade should also be vaccinated to treat meningococcal disease.
If there is no medical reason to release children from vaccination, parents who wish to refuse should receive a waiver from the district health department for enrolling children in school. They can seek refusals to allow them to miss the vaccine if they have a philosophical or religious denial. In Oakland County, about 4.8 percent of schoolchildren received refusal of vaccination in 2017, the last year for which data on abandonment of the vaccine was available. In some parts of Michigan, one in 10 school-age children was denied access to a vaccine that received a mandate at school.
This puts them and other unvaccinated Michiganders at risk of contracting potentially life-threatening illnesses such as measles, pertussis, and parotitis, Terry Adams, a registered nurse and manager of the immunization department at the Michigan Department of Health and Social Services.
"In Michigan, we saw the largest number of cases of measles last year than ours for 24 years," Adams said, noting that the state had confirmed 19 in the Ushteno and Auckland districts. 2018.
Where can I vaccinate against measles?
A combined measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine is available through the Auckland Health Department at 1200 N. Telegraph Road, 34th East, Pontiac and 27725 Greenfield Road Southfield. Many pharmacies and cabinets of doctors can be vaccinated
The Auckland Health Department accepts health insurance as well as Medicaid, Medicare, VCP, cash and credit programs. VFC offers vaccines free of charge for children. The vaccine is administered in two doses and each dose costs $ 71 and there is an additional $ 7 per vaccine
The Auckland Health Department says no-one will be denied vaccination because they can not afford to pay.
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