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By Erin Tierney
The Chronicle 

Measles Carrier Visited Creswell

 

October 31, 2019



CRESWELL – Two new measles cases were confirmed in Oregon, and one of those infected made a stop in Creswell on Monday, Oct. 21, according to Lane County Public Health officials.

A Lane County resident and a visitor to Washington County were diagnosed with measles, a potentially severe viral infection, after both patients traveled on the same flight into Portland International Airport as a confirmed measles case.

The virus can linger in the air for up to two hours after someone infectious has left an area. As of Tuesday, Lane County still has only one confirmed case of measles, said Lane...



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