The case is the seventh in Texas in recent days. "Parents and caregivers have the power to protect their children and themselves from this disease by getting vaccinated".
Measles symptoms include a fever, a dry cough, a runny nose, a sore throat and inflamed eyes. Measles is so contagious that if one person has it, 90 percent of the people close to that person who are not yet immune could become infected.
Children should receive measles vaccination via one dose of MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) when they are 12 to 15 months old and another dose before entering school when they are between 4 to 6 years old, according to the health department.
The three individuals involved in the new cases were in close contact with the first Multnomah County resident who tested positive for measles January 25, according to the Oregon Health Authority. Visit www.vaccines.gov to locate clinics that provide measles vaccinations.
Bradley Cooper Feels "Embarrassed" About Oscars Snub
The actor has since broken his silence on the snub , saying that he was " embarrassed " and felt like he "hadn't done" his job. Despite the snub, he and Gaga are reportedly set to perform the Oscar-nominated bop 'Shallow' at the award ceremony.
Nantes Demand Payment From Cardiff City For Emiliano Sala
But it is alleged Nantes are now threatening legal action if they do not receive a payment within 10 days, the BBC report . Nantes have demanded part of the £15 million transfer fee from Cardiff City for Emiliano Sala , according to reports.
Australia to manage return of Steve Smith and David Warner
Cricket Australia will privately begin a mediation process with Warner and Smith and other squad and staff members shortly. He has since then undergone surgery and is now in rehabilitation which has put his World Cup participation in jeopardy.