Durham County, N.C. – An important warning was issued after a county in North Carolina sent an alert regarding possible exposure to measles.
The Durham County Public Health Department is informing people about a possible case of measles and exposure in the area.
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It happened in a Durham cafe last Monday.
Anyone who goes there between 10:00 and 13:30 this day may have been ineffective.
On Tuesday, a child with a possible case of measles was at school between 9.30am and 11.30am that morning.
At present, there is no confirmed case in the state, but the authorities are conducting additional tests.
The number of measles cases in the United States has exceeded 1,000, the highest in 27 years.
There are cases in 28 states, most of them in New York and in communities where vaccination rates are low.
Measles was once more prevalent, but became rare once vaccinations became more common in the 1960s.
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