Public health experts warn about outbreaks of measles as cases closer to Alabama
SECURITY CAN BE HOME. GUY: WVTM 13'S LARISSA SCOTT ON WHAT PEOPLE HAVE TO LOOK FOR. >> THE OPPORTUNITIES OF THE POSSIBILITIES ARE REALLY RIGHT TO ENJOY THIS YEAR AND THE NEEDS NEED. LARISSA: NEAR STATES, INCLUDING GEORGIA, FLORIDA AND TENNESSEE, HAVE ALL REPORTED CASES. Doctors say it's only a time before it comes to Alabama. >> HOW TO GET INTO A WAVE TABLE APPROVAL, IT MUST BE SPREADED SOON. LARISSA: EXPERTS ARE ABOVEED ABOUT THE POTENTIAL FOR A LETTER. >> THERE IS ONE OF THE MOST INFECTIVE AGENTS WE HAVE IN I.D. PATHOGEN WORLD. LARISSA: MEASLES VIRUS lives in the air for two hours after some cases or sneaks. >> PEOPLE PEOPLE THAT IT IS A BENIGN BATTLE OF CHILDREN'S HEAD. NOTHING, VERY DEVATIVE DEVELOPMENTS ARE NOT UNCOMMON, AND THEY ARE VERY COMMON IN VERY, VERY EXTERNAL CHILDREN, LESS THAN YEARS OR PEOPLE WHO ARE ABOVE 20 YEARS. LARISSA: SIGNS HAVE WHEN GOALS CONTAIN A ROUND NOSE, RED EYES, COUGH AND A RASH. FATAL COMPLICATIONS MAY CONTAIN PNEUMONIA AND SWELLING THE BRAIN. >> I've never seen a case of measurements. WHY? Because we were unable to eliminate it or destroy it in 2001, so tons of physicists, nursing, healthcare providers out there right now have never seen a case. LARISSA: WHY HEALTH CIRCUITS ARE FOLLOWING MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS TO LEARN SYMPTOMS VERYLY. >> We do not have an antiviral drug that treats measurements. Larissa: The only way to fight the virus is with a vaccine. In BIRMINGHAM, LARISSA SCOTT, WVTM 13. GUY: HEALTH CAREERS SAY IT IMPORTANT THAT ALL THE BORNS BEFORE 1957 GET MEASLES VACCINE. IF YOU HAVE THE TWO MASKS OR MMR VACCINES, AS I CHILDREN, YOU ARE PROTECTED FOR LIFE. BUT if you can't remember if you were vaccinated, they say it
Public health experts warn about measles outbreaks as cases closer to Alabama
On Monday, the UAB and Jefferson County Department of Public Health experts warned about the nationwide measles outbreak as cases continue to inch closer to Alabama. "Once started in a vulnerable population, it spreads rapidly," said Dr. William Curry, Associate Dean of Rural and Primary Care at UAB.WVTM 13's Larissa Scott has more in the video above.
On Monday, the UAB and Jefferson County Department of Public Health experts warned about the nationwide measles outbreak as cases continue to inch closer to Alabama.
"When it gets started in a vulnerable population, it spreads quickly," said Dr. William Curry, Associate Dean of Rural and Primary Care at UAB.
WVTM 13's Larissa Scott has more in the video above.