Public Health Department's Statement on Measles

March 29, 2019

The County of Santa Clara Public Health Department has confirmed a case of measles in a county resident recently returned from traveling internationally.

This new case is not related to previous cases announced on March 26 and March 6, 2019, or to any other current case in California. The individual was infected with measles while overseas. The Public Health Department is contacting all individuals who might have come in contact with this individual while they were contagious, and the risk to the public from this new case is very low.

Anyone planning international travel should make sure they are up to date on all vaccinations before traveling.

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