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State Health Officials Confirm Second Measles Case in Hawaii

Source: Hawaii News Now

By: Daysog, Rick

02/26/2014

Health officials in Hawaii have confirmed a second measles case in Wahiawa. The two-year-old had come into contact with the first measles patient—who had recently traveled to the Philippines and Guam—at a pediatrician’s office in Oahu. “Unfortunately, we now have a secondary case and because of that secondary case more have been potentially exposed,” says state epidemiologist Dr. Sarah Park. Officials are informing other residents who may have been exposed.



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