Case in Grays Harbor also linked to the Disneyland measles outbreak
A person with measles traveled to Sea-Tac Airport and visited several public areas in King and Snohomish counties while contagious.
Public health officials say an out-of-state, unimmunized woman in her 20s became contagious with measles on December 28, 2014 after visiting Disneyland in southern California in December.
California health officials have identified about a dozen confirmed and suspected cases of measles in people who recently visited the California theme park last month.
Most people in our state are immune to measles, so public risk is low except for people who are not vaccinated.
Measles is highly contagious and can cause severe illness with rash, fever, cough, eye irritation, and can be fatal.
The contagious traveler flew from Orange County, CA to Sea-Tac on December 29 and flew out of Sea-Tac airport on January 3 to return home. She stayed with family in Snohomish County.
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