Vancouver Measles Outbreak
2 new cases have been reported to Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and more possible cases in the Vancouver Area.
Both people acquired the infection while traveling abroad. One person lives in the VCH region and the other was traveling through Richmond and YVR (Vancouver International Airport) en route to Edmonton, then the Northwest Territories.
The two infected people visited the locations below. For people who were at those locations on the dates and times listed, VCH is asking them to monitor for symptoms for 21 days after the exposure date. Symptoms of measles include fever, cough, runny nose, and red eyes, followed a few days later by a rash that starts on the face and spreads to the chest.