BOSTON (WHDH) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Monday that residents living in the Greater Boston area may have been exposed to a person recently diagnosed with measles.
During the infectious period, the individual visited several places last week in Braintree, Waltham, Framingham, Plymouth and Hyannis, officials said.
"Masculine virus currently causes major national and international outbreaks of measles, and lack of vaccination combined with domestic and international travel has resulted in the spread of the disease," said Massachusetts State Epidemiologist, Dr. Catherine Brown. "Being vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself from this disease."
Measles are considered highly contagious. People who are not immune to the disease who have visited any of those sites may be at risk of developing measles and are advised to contact their healthcare provider to confirm their immunization status.
Exposures to the infected individual may have occurred at the following locations:
KKatie's Burger Bar  38 Main St Ext, Plymouth, MA 02360
Wednesday 3/27 8:40 – 10:45 am – Waltham, MA
12 Market Pl Dr, Waltham, MA 02451
14:05 – 4:20 pm – Framingham, MA
Framingham Service Plaza on I-90 Westbound
8:50 am – 11: kl. 10.00 – Waltham, MA
800 Lexington St. Waltham, Massachusetts 02451
9:10 am – 11:15 am – Waltham, MA
Wal-Lex Shopping Center
876A Lexington St
11:55 – 14:05 – Hyannis, MA
250 Granit St, Braintree, MA 02184 running nose and red eyes) and rash occurs on the skin two to four days after the onset of symptoms develop.
Those who were exposed to and started developing symptoms of measles should call their healthcare provider before visiting an office, clinic, or emergency room.
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