Allegheny County health officials are reporting the first case of measles in Pennsylvania this year in a Pittsburgh adult.
The individual, who is not vaccinated, recently traveled internationally. This case is not linked to any ongoing measles outbreak in the U.S.
The resident was treated and discharged from UPMC Shadyside emergency room on Monday, April 29, 2019, and is currently recovering at home. UPMC is notifying and evaluating patients and staff who may have come in contact with the individual.
The individual was potentially contagious starting on Thursday, April 25, 2019, and potential exposures
may have occurred at the following locations and times:
• Giant Eagle Market District (5550 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232)
Friday, April 26, 2019: 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday, April 28, 2019: 2:45 p.m. – 5 p.m.
• ALDI (5631 Baum Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15206)
Friday, April 26, 2019: 6:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
Because that individual has potentially exposed others, the Health Department is urging anyone who is
susceptible to measles or who may have been in the same locations during the indicated times who
becomes ill with symptoms of measles to contact their primary care provider immediately. If a person
has been exposed, symptoms would be seen between now and May 20.
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