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Honolulu, Guam work to identify close contacts of measles case

by Krystal Paco

Guam - The Honolulu Quarantine Station in Hawaii confirms there was a case of measles to travel through Guam earlier this month.

According to a Public Health release, Honolulu's Quarantine Station is working with Guam Customs and Quarantine to identify passengers who were seated in close proximity to the Oahu infant in a flight from manila to Guam.

Measles are a highly contagious viral disease spread person through person through large respiratory droplets. Symptoms include rash lasting three days or longer, fever, cough, runny nose, and red eyes.

To date, no Guam resident has been identified a close contact.

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