Two new cases of measles have been identified in B.C.’s Lower Mainland, according to Vancouver Coastal Health.
The health management has dynamic that one of a new cases is related to a formerly famous box of measles. The source of a second infection has not been identified and is being investigated.
There are now 10Â confirmed cases of measles compared with a stream outbreak. One separate measles box was identified in Vancouver progressing in February.
“I can't guarantee that each bearing is accounted for,” pronounced VCH medical health officer Dr. Althea Hayden.
Measles is a rarely spreading illness that spreads by a air. ItÂ can sojourn airborne for dual hours. According to a matter from Vancouver Coastal Health, it is too late for a infancy of people who might have been in hit with reliable cases to take medicine action.
ThereÂ have been probable exposures in Vancouver, Richmond, B.C.,Â Squamish, Whistler, andÂ Steveston.
In other locations, people might have been unprotected and a health management hasÂ been notifying them directly.
The health management has given reliable that passengers headed both northbound and southbound on a Canada Line, Vancouver’s fast movement system, on Feb. 15 between 9:00 a.m. PST and 11:30 a.m. PST could also have been exposed.
The health management saidÂ those during risk should be monitored for symptoms.
Symptoms embody fever, cough, runny nose and red eyes, followed a few days after by a unreasonable that starts on a face and spreads to a chest.
Thirty-six students and staff have already been asked to stay home from dual Vancouver French schools where a conflict began.