Measles Case Confirmed In King County

Measles Case Confirmed In King County
REDMOND - King County public health officials have confirmed a case of measles in an adult exposed to the virus while traveling abroad.

The person visited public areas in Redmond between Aug. 16 and Aug. 20.

Measles is a highly contagious viral infection that can be transmitted through coughing or sneezing. Symptoms include high fever and a red rash.

Vaccinations against measles provide protection against the disease.

Public health officials said the infected person visited the following areas:

  • Malay Satay Hut, 15230 NE 24th St., Redmond, WA 98052 on August 16th 2005, from 12-3 p.m.
  • Thai Ginger at Redmond Town Center, 16480 NE 74th Street on August 20th from 8-11 p.m.
  • Microsoft -- Redmond Campus, One Microsoft Way, Building #40, Redmond, WA on August 16, 17, 18 and 19, all day.
  • Microsoft -- Cafeteria, One Microsoft Way, between Building #40 and #41, Redmond, WA on August 17, 18 and 19, 11:30 am to 4:00 pm.

For More Information:

King County Health Department -- www.metrokc.gov.