TRENTON – Anyone who visited overseas?often have inadvertently exposed others to measles?while traveling?through Burlington and Camden counties, state medical officials said Friday.
People that have not had measles and have not been vaccinated could be the most vulnerable and can develop symptoms between now and July 11, according to the state Department of Health.
The traveler developed symptoms after returning from abroad. The particular international locations visited wasn’t disclosed.
Anyone who visited the following locations in On the internet services had been confronted with measles:
LifeTime Mount Laurel, 3939 Church Rd., Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
- June 12 between 6 a.m. and 9:30 p.m.
- June 13 between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m.
- June 14 between 6 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
- June 15 between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m.
Cooper University Family & Community Facility, 1865 Harrison Ave., Camden, NJ, 08105 (Medicine Clinic within the Salvation Army Kroc Center)
- June 14 between 2:45 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Virtua Express Urgent Care, 401 Young Ave., Suite 108, Moorestown, NJ, 08057
- June 16 between 11:30 a.m. and three:30 p.m.
Virtua Marlton Hospital, 90 Brick Road, Marlton, NJ, 08053
- June 17 between 8:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Virtua said it is inside the steps involved in contacting individuals who were potentially exposed at its facilities.
Symptoms of measles include high fever, cough, runny nose, watery red eyes along with a rash that appear 3 to 5 days after exposure. Measles is easily spread via the air when someone coughs or sneezes.
The rash usually begins as flat red spots that appear on the facial area in the hairline and spread downward into the neck, torso, arms, feet and legs. It can cause serious complications for example pneumonia and encephalitis (swelling from the brain).
Measles infection from a pregnant girl can bring about miscarriage, premature birth or simply a low-birth-weight baby.
A similar alert was issued in May for any international traveler who landed at Newark Liberty Airport who then went along to Englewood.
In another unrelated case, their state Department of Health reported a thief come across measles stopped on a Route 80 truck stop during your a bus tour traveling from Niagara Falls to Washington, D.C..
A case of measles was reported in the third case in a Bergen County resident's contact an internationally traveler.