Boston health officials are warning the public of a possible measles exposure. According to the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) an individual with confirmed measles traveled from New York City to Boston and subsequently to New Hampshire on Feb. 26.

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Persons who were at any of the following locations may have been exposed:

  • 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM Greyhound Bus (#2520) from New York City to Boston
  • 8:30 PM – 12:00 AM South Station Bus Terminal, Boston
  • 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM Boston Express Bus (#5178) from Boston Logan Airport to Manchester, New Hampshire (with stops in Tyngsboro, MA and Nashua, NH)

Health officials say people who were at these locations could become ill between March 3 and March 19, 2019.

“Measles is a serious disease, particularly in children who have not been vaccinated. If you don’t know your immunity status and think you have been exposed, contact your healthcare provider immediately,” said Jen Leaf Jeager, M.D., M.P.H., Director of the Infectious Disease Bureau at BPHC.