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Infant's measles case has link to Pohnpei visitors

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 by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - The Department of Public Health reports there is one confirmed case of measles in Guam. The patient is a ten month old child, who has no travel history, but has been linked to visitors from Pohnpei.

Measles is highly contagious, it's spread by person to person contact via large respiratory droplets, symptoms include a rash lasting three days or longer, a fever of 101-degrees, coughing, runny nose or red eyes. If you are planning to travel to Pohnpei for example to attend the 8th Micro Games you are urged to make sure you are vaccinated for measles.

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