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Arizona's first 2019 case of measles confirmed in a year-old child | Arizona News

PHOENIX (3TV / CBS 5) – Arizona has its first confirmed case of measles in 2019, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services and the Pima County Public Health Department. On Friday, the agency announced that a 1-year-old child in Pima County, who recently traveled to Asia, has been diagnosed with measles. The county administrative board and state health care institutions are working to learn if there is any community exposure to the disease. "We work with our health and healthcare partner to make sure we quickly identify potential exposures to the community that may have occurred," said Marcy Flanagan, head of the Pima County Health Department, in a press release. and counties throughout the United States experience cases of vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, we work hard to prevent it from happening in Pima County. " Maricopa County Health Experts told Arizona's Family in January that Number Arizona Parents who do not immunize their children are on the rise and it puts our community in danger. [RELATED: ‘Just a matter of time.’ AZ health official warns measles outbreak could happen here] Fairs spread through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. [RELATED: What you need to know about measles as the virus spreads across the country]

PHOENIX (3TV / CBS 5) – Arizona has its first confirmed case of measles in 2019, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services and the Pima County Public Health Department.

On Friday, the agency announced that a 1-year-old child in Pima County, who recently traveled to Asia, has been diagnosed with measles.

The county administrative board and state health care institutions are working to learn if there is any community exposure to the disease.

“We work with our health and healthcare partner to make sure we quickly identify potential exposures to the community that may have occurred,” said Marcy Flanagan, head of the Pima County Health Department, in a press release. and counties throughout the United States experience cases of vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, we work hard to prevent it from happening in Pima County. “

Maricopa County Health Experts told Arizona’s Family in January that Number Arizona Parents who do not immunize their children are on the rise and it puts our community in danger.

[RELATED: ‘Just a matter of time.’ AZ health official warns measles outbreak could happen here]

Fairs spread through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

[RELATED: What you need to know about measles as the virus spreads across the country]

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