Possible measles exposure at Sea-Tac Airport; what you need to know


This thin-section transmission electron micrograph (TEM) revealed the ultrastructural appearance of a single virus particle, or virion, of measles virus. (Photo: CNN Wire)

SEATTLE — Health officials are giving a new warning on the measles virus and another possible exposure at Sea-Tac Airport.

A person who has been diagnosed with measles was at the airport on Memorial Day, according to King County Public Health.

Anyone who was in the ‘A’ Concourse baggage claim between 6:20 and 10:00 p.m. May 26th may have been exposed.

Health officials say symptoms begin 7 to 21 days after exposure.

If you think you’re experiencing measles-like symptoms, call your doctor before showing up.

Officials warned of another case of measles exposure at Sea-Tac Airport and other locations around Seattle on March 31st.

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