Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
A case of measles has been identified in an unvaccinated Philadelphia resident who recently traveled to Thailand, according to public health officials.
This time, says state Health Department spokeswoman Christine Cronkright, the issue involves an international traveler who was in Philadelphia August 14th through the 17th.
This is not anything that should cause a panic. What we’re really trying to do is raise awareness that measles is out there and that it’s a concern. So, if you start to develop symptoms, then you have to recognize those symptoms and make sure you get checked out by your doctor.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health is warning the public of a potential measles exposure of Berks, Bucks, Delaware and Lehigh Counties.
Bucks County health officials are putting out a warning as they closely monitor three probable cases of measles in the county.
The man infected with measles was a busy guy over the Easter weekend, he hit several popular places including a party and a popular restaurant in Camden County.
The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services has issued a Public Health Alert after a Camden County man possibly exposed an unknown number of people to the measles.
Montgomery County officials say a resident who traveled to Africa brought back a case of measles and they want to make sure it doesn’t spread.