BOSTON (CBS) – Boston health officials confirmed a second case of measles in the city on Wednesday.

The patient, who was previously suspected of having the illness, is a woman in her 20’s who lives in the same building as the French Consulate worker who was the first confirmed measles case in Boston.

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Health officials announced on Tuesday that they suspect a faculty member at UMass Boston may have measles, which is highly contagious and can be contracted through the air.

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People with two doses of the MMR vaccine are said to be immune to measles.

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In all, there have been two confirmed measles cases and three other suspected cases in the past week in Boston.