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Jan. 23, 2015 – MEASLES OUTBREAK

Situation: The California Department of Public Health reports that as of 1/21/15, measles has been confirmed in 59 California residents since late December 2014[1]. Related cases have occurred in multiple states and in Mexico. In Los Angeles County (LAC) currently, there are 10 confirmed measles cases and 4 suspect cases with nearly 800 contact investigations […]

Enterovirus 68 (EV‐D68) ADVISORY

Enterovirus 68 (EV‐D68) is currently causing an outbreak in parts of the United States, primarily in the pediatric population (MMWR, September 8, 2014). Several children have required hospitalization within intensive care units and some have required mechanical ventilation. Currently no outbreaks have been reported in Los Angeles County (LAC) or California.