More cases lead to measles outbreak in Pittsburgh area


PITTSBURGH (WKBN) – Four more cases of measles have been confirmed in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, which is in the Pittsburgh area, according to KDKA.

This brings the total number of cases to five. The Allegheny Health Director said now it’s considered an outbreak.

The cases involve one family. They are being quarantined in their home.

One of the infected people was reportedly at the Pittsburgh International Airport on the morning of April 16.

Symptoms include rash, high fever, cough and red, watery eyes.

If you’re susceptible to measles or become sick with symptoms, you are urged to contact your doctor immediately.

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