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Washington State confirmed 19 people were infected with measles

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CNN NEWS reported at least 19 people are infected Measles after attending Portland Trail Blazers home game in Oregon last week.  Contagious people also went to not only Portland International Airport but also hospitals, schools, stores, and so on.

Clark County in Washington State declared a public health emergency last Friday.

18 of 19 confirmed cases are children, and 16 of them had not been immunized.  Rest of them are unclear.

Clark County officials declare public health emergency.  They also advice that people who have symptoms do not go to hospital without the call.

Measles is a contagious virus that spreads through the air through coughing and sneezing.  Last year, measles outbreak occurred Okinawa last year and spread country wide.  If you had not been immunized, we strongly recommend having vaccination for protecting from measles.