Measles Infected Person Shopped At North Texas Kroger While Contagious

PROSPER (CBSDFW.COM) – Collin County Health Care Services has issued a health alert after a second confirmed case of measles there.

The individual spent a limited amount of time, while contagious, at Kroger on North Preston Road in Prosper on March 15 between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.

There were no other public locations reported by the individual. Collin County Health Care Services (CCHCS) is working to contact people who may have come into contact with them.

Measles disease concept and viral illness as a contagious chickenpox or a skin rash. (Credit: Getty)

Measles is highly contagious and is transmitted primarily from person to person by respiratory droplets and airborne spread. Individuals are contagious from four days before onset of rash to four days after appearance of rash. Infectious droplets can remain in the air for up to two hours after the individual has left the area. Symptoms of measles include rash, fever of 101°F,…

Original published: 2019-03-18 17:03:56 Read the full Dallas News here

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