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Health Department Warns of Possible Measles Exposure in San Francisco

The warning comes after an adult from Santa Clara County visited several locations in the city while contagious with the virus

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    Health Department Warns of Possible Measles Exposure

    A person infected with measles rode public transportation from the South Bay to San Francisco, making public health officials send out an exposure warning. Jean Elle reports.

    (Published Tuesday, April 9, 2019)

    Health officials have issued a warning about a possible measles exposure in San Francisco.

    The warning comes after an adult from Santa Clara County visited several locations in the city while contagious with the virus. San Francisco Department of Public Health officials said there is no measles outbreak and the risk to the general public is low.

    Health officials said the person was not hospitalized and is recovering at home.

    Below is a timeline of San Francisco locations the person with measles visited during the first week of April. Health officials said the risk of exposure was present only during the times and dates listed.

    The San Francisco case is not tied to other possible measles exposures recently reported in the Bay Area.

    San Francisco and Santa Clara public health departments are working together to investigate this incident.

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