The anti-vaxx movement's role in the latest measles outbreak
02 February, 2019, 03:38
It has now hit 37. Clark County health officials say they've now confirmed 38 cases of the disease since the start of the year. "Thirteen additional suspected cases were reported Wednesday, and some of those will likely be confirmed", the AP reported.
As state legislatures work on a bill that would do away with the state's "religious belief" exemption regarding vaccinations, the number of measles cases in Rockland County has risen to 130 since the outbreak began in October. State records in Washington show that during the 2004-05 school year, vaccination rates for kindergartners in Clark County were above 91%.
But she says her job as a state lawmaker is to safeguard the health of the community, especially against a preventable outbreak.
For a full list of possible exposure sites and more details on measles, visit the websites for the Washington Department of Health and the Oregon Health Authority. In the event of a measles outbreak, WAC 246-105-080 authorizes schools (public or private), child care centers, or the local Health Officer to exclude any child or staff who does not have appropriate documentation of immunity against measles. Doctors say the disease spreads so quickly because it can linger for hours after an infected person has left the room. People are contagious long before they show symptoms and nearly everyone who is not immune through vaccinations will get measles if they are exposed to the virus. Vaccination is a fool-proof method to curb the spread of measles. Anyone who is not vaccinated against rubella is at risk of getting the disease.
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