wa–washington-measles

Seattle Children's Hospital confirms measles in baby

SEATTLE (AP) - A 6-month-old child seen at Seattle Children's Hospital has been confirmed with the eighth case of measles in the Puget Sound area.The Seattle Times reports it's the fifth measles case in King County this month.The baby contracted the disease from someone in her household.

7th measles case confirmed in Washington outbreak

SEATTLE (AP) - Health officials have confirmed a seventh case of the measles in a western Washington outbreak involving people who spent time at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Public Health - Seattle & King County said Monday a woman in her 30s who lives in King County tested positive for the disease. Three other cases were in King County, two were in Pierce County and one was in Snohomish County. All have involved adults except for a teenager in Snohomish County.

Health officials report 4 new measles cases in Washington

SEATTLE (AP) - Authorities say four new measles cases have been diagnosed in western Washington. The Washington State Department of Health said Wednesday that two of the cases were in King County and one each in Pierce and Snohomish counties. In a statement the health department said the exact exposure information isn't known but all of those infected spent time in SeaTac Airport.