Measles: If You Were at Sea-Tac Airport During These Hours, Here is What to Do…

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    Officials from the Department of Public Health of Seattle and King County issued a press release yesterday that they are currently investigating a confirmed case of measles infection in a traveler who was at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport during the contagious period. The traveler was likely exposed to measles while outside of the United States. Before officially being diagnosed with measles, the traveler was at the North Satellite Terminal, Satellite Transit Interterminal Train, and Baggage Claim areas of the airport on Saturday, September 6, 2014 between 8:10 through 11:30 in the evening; as well as at The Bistro — which is the restaurant at the Courtyard Seattle Federal Way hotel property — from 9:00 in the evening through 1:00 in the morning on Sunday, September 7, 2014. Although the risk to the general public is low due to immunity to measles through vaccination, if you were in the aforementioned locations at approximately the same times as the traveler diagnosed with measles, you are advised to... The post Measles: If You Were at Sea-Tac Airport During These Hours, Here is What to Do… appeared first on The Gate.

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