L.A. County Public Health Warns About Traveler With Measles Visiting Local Attractions, Including Universal Studios And Santa Monica Pier

Los Angeles County health officials issued an exposure warning Saturday regarding an unidentified traveler with measles who visited locations in the county between March 30 and April 1.

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said it received notification from the California Department of Public Health about the carrier of the disease. The nonresident traveler visited nearly a dozen locations over the course of three days, mostly in Universal City and the Sheraton Hotel on West Century Boulevard near Los Angeles International Airport.

The individual visited the Universal tram and several rides, the Sheraton gym and local restaurants, according to health officials. The full list is linked here.

Other possible exhibition locations are still under consideration.

Health officials said anyone visiting exposure locations on the specified days should confirm they have been vaccinated against measles.

“Measles spreads through the air and direct contact before you even know you have it and can lead to serious illness,” Los Angeles County Health Officer Muntu Davis said in a news release. , adding that the disease “is very contagious for those who are infected.” not safe.

Symptoms may appear up to three weeks after exposure.

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