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Measles returns to Ocean County a month after the outbreak ended

The State Health Department warned residents on Wednesday of a new confirmed case of measles in Ocean County. Health managers said the residents could have exposed others to the highly contagious disease by the month of Lakewood at two orthodox synagogues. Those who visited Israel's grandchildren on Park Avenue on Tuesday, February 26, between 5:30 and 8:15 could have been exposed. Officials said the patient was also on Kol Shimshon on Squankum Road on Wednesday, February 27, from 8.30 to 1 1.30 Persons who are exposed to risks if they have not been vaccinated or have not had a messlor, were appointed officials. People who are exposed and infected can develop their first symptoms as late as March 25. The disease spreads easily through the air when someone coughs or sneezes, as well as through contact with mucus or saliva from an infected person. Fairs symptoms are rash, high fever, cough, runny nose and red, watery eyes. Between October 2018 and January 2019, state and local health care professionals treated a outbreak of measles with 30 confirmed cases in Ocean County residents. There were also 3 cases in a household in Passaic County, directly linked to the "outbreak of community" government officials said. That outbreak was considered over January 16 after two incubation periods (total of 42 days) had passed away The last day that the last known case was infectious, health officials said. Fairs can cause serious complications such as pneumonia and encephalitis (swelling of the brain), while pregnant…

The State Health Department warned residents on Wednesday of a new confirmed case of measles in Ocean County.

Health managers said the residents could have exposed others to the highly contagious disease by the month of Lakewood at two orthodox synagogues.

Those who visited Israel’s grandchildren on Park Avenue on Tuesday, February 26, between 5:30 and 8:15 could have been exposed. Officials said the patient was also on Kol Shimshon on Squankum Road on Wednesday, February 27, from 8.30 to 1

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Persons who are exposed to risks if they have not been vaccinated or have not had a messlor, were appointed officials. People who are exposed and infected can develop their first symptoms as late as March 25.

The disease spreads easily through the air when someone coughs or sneezes, as well as through contact with mucus or saliva from an infected person.

Fairs symptoms are rash, high fever, cough, runny nose and red, watery eyes.

Between October 2018 and January 2019, state and local health care professionals treated a outbreak of measles with 30 confirmed cases in Ocean County residents. There were also 3 cases in a household in Passaic County, directly linked to the “outbreak of community” government officials said.

That outbreak was considered over January 16 after two incubation periods (total of 42 days) had passed away The last day that the last known case was infectious, health officials said.

Fairs can cause serious complications such as pneumonia and encephalitis (swelling of the brain), while pregnant women who are infected are at risk of miscarriage. There is also a risk of premature birth or children with low birth weight.

“Two doses of measles vaccine are about 97 percent effective in preventing measles”, according to state epidemiologist dr. Christina Tan.

World Health Organization has recommended that adults or adolescents who are unsure of their immune status receive a dose of measles vaccine before traveling, “said Tan.

New Jersey residents who are unsure of immunity to measles are informed by state ] to try to find vaccination records via their health care provider

Another option is to get a blood test, but it is a more expensive option and may involve two surgeries.

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