First Case of Measles in 2018 Confirmed in Michigan
The case was discovered in Washtenaw County. A person got sick after travelling internationally and was hospitalized.
The person is now recovering, but was considered contagious when they entered the state.
Anyone in customs or baggage claim in Detroit Metropolitan Airport's north terminal between 2 and 5p.m March 6 should get medical attention if they develop symptoms of measles.
- rash lasting 3 or more days
- temperature of 101 degrees F or higher
- cough, coryza (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the nose), and/or conjunctivitis (inflamed eyes)
According to MDHHS, vaccination is the best protection against the disease. Learn more about getting vaccinated here.