Two more measles cases confirmed in the Los Angeles area

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LA County just got its sixth case of measles this year. A local resident contracted the disease after traveling internationally. Travelers aren’t surprised. 

Health authorities are now warning others about the potential exposure locations. They say the person traveled through LAX’s Tom Bradley International Terminal on April 23, between 4 and 7:30pm… Then rode on a Fox Auto Parks shuttle between 4:30 and 7:30pm. Three days later, the person went to the Home Depot on 20th Street West in Lancaster between 8am and 11am.

Orange County now has its first case of measles this year. Health officials say the Placentia woman in her 20’s who traveled internationally is under voluntary isolation at home right now. Health officials say people may have been exposed at the following places:: 5 Hutton Centre Dr in Santa Ana on April 23-25 from 7:45am to 7:15pm daily. St. Jude Emergency Department in Fullerton on April 27 from 7am to 9am.   And the AMC Movie Theater on Lemon Street in Fullerton on April 25 from 11pm to 4am.

There is an update on the measles quarantine at UCLA and Cal State LA.

UCLA officials told us the 28 people who are quarantined are expected to be released by midnight. At Cal State LA, 70 remain under quarantine. And that will end on Thursday, May 2nd.

The LA County Board of Supervisors approved a motion that supports state legislation that would strengthen immunization requirements and directs the Department of Public Health to report back on prevention efforts.

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