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May 06, 2011

May 06, 2011

Pennsylvania officials warn about measles exposures

(CIDRAP News) – The identification of three probable measles cases with links to French foreign exchange students who were ill prompted health officials in Pennsylvania counties yesterday to issue alerts about possible exposures in two counties and one of the state's school districts.

May 04, 2011

May 04, 2011

Quarantine officials press for early shipboard disease reporting

(CIDRAP News) – Alaskan quarantine officials yesterday issued a reminder to cruise and cargo ship operators to quickly report on-board illnesses and disease outbreaks, which they said are sometimes slow to come to the attention of health authorities.

Apr 26, 2011

Apr 26, 2011

Utah asks dozens to quarantine themselves to stop measles

(CIDRAP News) – Utah officials who are fighting a measles outbreak have asked about 40 people so far to quarantine themselves because they might have been exposed to the virus when they attended either of two recent community events in Salt Lake City, a Utah Department of Health (UDH) spokesman said today.


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