Four new cases of measles in Pittsburgh area


The Allegheny County Health Department has reported four more cases of measles in the Pittsburgh-area. 

The four cases involve an adult visitng from overseas, who is vaccinated. There are also two children visitng from overseas, who are unvaccinated.

However, the fourth member of the family is an adult county resident, who is also unvaccinated.

According to health officials, the four cases are not related to the recent U.S. measles outbreak.

Two of the four individuals involved have been in contact with the public. 

One, who is is currently hospitalized, was at the Enterprise Rent-A-Car at 2260 Babock Boulevard Wednesday during 2-5 p.m.

The other family member, who has now recovered, was at the Pittburgh International Airport Tuesday, April 16 between 7:30-10 a.m.

The Health Department is urging anyone who is susceptible to measles or who becomes ill with symptoms of measles to contact their primary care provider immediately.

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