Case of measles reported in Pittsburgh


The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is reporting the first case of measles in 2019 in an adult county resident.

The individual, who is not vaccinated, recently traveled internationally. 

The case is not linked to any ongoing measles outbreak in the U.S. 

The person in question was potentially contagious starting April 25, 2019, and potential exposures may have occurred at the Ginat Eagle Market District (5550 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh) at the following times.

Friday, April 26tth, 2019: 6:30 pm-9pm and Sunday, April 28th, 2019: 2:45pm-5pm 

Also, at Aldi (5631 Baum Blvd, Pittsburgh)on Friday, April 26th, 2019: 6:30 p.m- 8:45 p.m.  

Because that individual has potentially exposed others, the Health Department is urging anyone who is susceptible to measles or who may have been in the same locations during the indicated times who because ill with symptoms of measles to contact their primary care provider immediately.                       

The resident was treated and discharged from UPMC Shadyside emergency room on Monday and is currently recovering at home. 

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