According to city health officials this month a resident of Berkeley was infected with measles
An infected person is no longer contagious, but people who earlier this month in Berkeley Bowl could have been at risk of illness, the city said Friday .
An adult in Berkeley was reported in a popular store in Oregon str. 2020 May 5 on 11 May. and confirmed on Monday, said Berkeley Health Care Officer Lisa Hernandez
"We have a thorough conversation, understand and figure out the movement of the person and the risk of these movements," Hernandez said on the phone
Asked if the person was infected with Berkeley until they were infected, Hernandez said the study found the Berkeley Bowl to be the right place. She said that more information would not be released about the identity of the infected person.
The Berkeley Bowl has been reported and the store is completely safe to enter now, said city representative Matthai Chakko
Measles is a highly contagious virus. The disease is nationwide for 25 years, but it is the first documented case of Berkeley in recent outbreaks.
These cases have raised concerns for those who have not received measles, mumps and rubella (MMR). for small children in two doses
"This effective and easy protection is important because the virus itself is easily transmitted: the infected person's cough or sneezing may weaken in the air for up to an hour – at that time the risk is spread out," The city said in the press Friday.
(Berkeleyside contacted the city before sending the release, after the Soviet version of Kate Harrison sent a previous version of the message to his constituents, but heard from the city after he was released
California children must be vaccinated five years ago, but before there have been exceptions for families whose personal belief systems were forbidden to vaccinate.
is still available, and the number of children who receive them has increased from the abolition of the personal exception to the faith. The Berkeley School Board adopted a bill to approve the bill this month
A small Berkeley private school, Berkeley Rose Waldorf School, had one of the smallest nursery schoolchildren vaccinated in the Gulf Zone in 2017-1818 (some data yet had not reached the mandatory vaccine age when data were provided)
Initial symptoms that occur between one and three weeks after exposure include itching, red eyes, cough and fever, said the city press. After that, the signature measles rash usually starts from the face and spreads elsewhere.
"If you have a problem, contact your medical service provider," said Hernandez. Anyone who has the potential symptoms should tell their provider before they appear in person.
Berkeleyside has reached Berkeley Bowl and will update this story if the store replies
Ben Bartlett, city councilor in the area with a grocery store, said, "We are monitoring the situation and are trying to limit the impact on the community."
so I'm very sensitive to the fact that we all have a responsibility to protect
This story was updated after the announcement to include Ben Bartlett's comments