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Teenagers may become infected with Disneyland tourists with measles while visiting the theme park, health officials warn
Disneyland visitors may have been exposed to measles after a teenager visited the theme park while he was ill, public health officials warned. despite being infected with a highly contagious disease.
Health officials in Los Angeles and Orange counties warned Friday that people could be infected if they were in Disneyland or at the Disney California Adventure Park on August 12th.
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No cases have been reported yet, according to the California Department of Public Health, but local health agencies have warned that it may take 21 days for symptoms to appear.
"Proposals are spreading through the air and through direct contact even before you know you have them," said Dr. Muntu Davis, Los Angeles County health official.
The girl suffered from measles when she arrived at Los Angeles International Airport on August 11 and has since returned to New Zealand, officials said.
He is expected to leave Universal Studios, the TCL Chinese Theater and Madame Tussauds in Hollywood, and the Santa Monica beach and pier on August 14-15 after going to Disneyland, authorities said.
Dr. Nichole Quick, Orange County health care official, urged anyone with symptoms to call a health care provider before going to a doctor to avoid further exposures.
He added that many cases of measles from international travelers are expected in general in California, due to an increase in the disease abroad.
"We are generally concerned about the outbreaks occurring in places in this country as well as around the world," Ms Quick said.
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Disneyland officials on Friday that no theme park employees had report contracting illness and the risk to employees and visitors is "likely to be low."
"We maintain strict hygiene standards to protect guests and evict, and earlier this year we strengthened our immunization program and educational resources for cast members," a press release stated. Disneyland.
A 2015 measles outbreak linked to Disneyland afflicted 147 people and spread across the US and Canada.
The United States is currently facing the worst measles outbreak in decades, with more than 1,200 cases reported in 30 states since October 2018, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Worldwide, the number of measles cases has nearly tripled in the first seven months of 2019 compared to the same period last year, the World Health Organization reported this month. ed in the US in 2000, CDC officials said the country's risk of losing that status if the current uprising, which began in October 2018 in New York, continues through October 2019.
Proposals , which can sometimes cause death, is considered one of the most contagious diseases in the world and infects 90 percent of people who are not vaccinated here, according to the Los Angeles County Health Department
Its symptoms include fever, cough, red eyes and a characteristic rash can appear up to three weeks after exposure.