DEVELOPING: Travellers Through O’Hare International May Have Been Exposed to Measles

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An international traveller may have carried Measles into and around Chicago’s O’Hare international airport.

The Illinois Department of Public Health said in a statement that anyone inside O’Hare between 6:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on January 10 may have been exposed. The traveller went through Terminals 1 and 5.

There was also a warning issued for Newark Airport in New Jersey on January 13th. Our article for that can be found here.

If you were exposed, symptoms could come on as late as January 31, and include rash, high fever, cough, runny nose and red, watery eyes. (source) 6:34 p.m. ET January 15, 2018

Arkansas Health Officials say that they have identified 150 people who were exposed due to a passenger on the flight from O’Hare to Little Rock. This includes people on the flight as well as people in the emergency room when the patient arrived there. (source) 3:22 p.m. ET January 18, 2018

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