One more Clark County child has been identified with measles, county officers said Saturday.
Officials said they’ve no longer confirmed if the newborn, who they said became 10 or younger, became vaccinated in opposition to the extremely contagious virus. On Friday, they said one child reduced in dimension the virus even after receiving one dose of the measles vaccine.
Saturday’s confirmation brings Clark County’s complete sequence of oldsters with measles to 43. All but eleven folks are kids ages 10 or younger. None of them are currently hospitalized, county officers said.
Officials suspect seven extra folks could well additionally relish measles but relish no longer confirmed these circumstances.
The extremely contagious virus spreads by the air and could well linger for as much as 2 hours in an remoted region. Folks which relish never purchased a measles vaccine are at possibility of the disease, which will likely be lethal.
Molly Harbarger of The Oregonian/OregonLive contributed to this file.
— Molly Younger
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