Measles Outbreak Declared "Over" In Washington Origin
Six Weeks Since Last Case
CLARK COUNTY, WA – The measles outbreak in Clark County has been declared “over” by health officials. The outbreak started January 3rd, and the last confirmed case was six weeks ago. The first case confirmed was a child who had traveled to Clark County from Ukraine, but the public health department hasn’t confirmed that was the source.
There have been 71 confirmed cases since then. 61 were unimmunized people, 7 were unverified to be immunized, and three people who contracted it had gotten one MMR vaccine.
52 cases were kids 1-10 years old, 14 were 11 to 18 years old, one was 19-29 years old, and one was between 30 and 39 years old.
Only one person in Clark County was hospitalized for measles.