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. 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 ongoing. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) has issued a health alert. Please see below to learn about 1) Actions requested of providers, 2) Measels clinical presentation, 3) Specimen collection, 4) Transmission and infection control, 5) Prevention, and 6) Reporting.
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