BOSTON (CBS) — The cost for fans to attend the Super Bowl is sky-high, but possible exposure to measles could make the price much higher than anyone expected.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Lana Jones reports.READ MORE: I-Team: High School Failure Rates In Massachusetts Jumped During Pandemic
According to WISH-TV in Indianapolis, the Department of Health is investigating whether a person with the contagious disease visited the Super Bowl village on Friday. Two people have since contracted measles.
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Symptoms include a high fever, runny nose, watery red eyes and a cough, followed days later by a rash.
Those who notice symptoms are encouraged to contact their doctors.
Anita Barry of the Boston Public Health Commission told WBZ-TV they are aware of the situation, but have not had any reports of measles cases here.MORE NEWS: 'I Don't Want To Be A Vigilante': Mikayla Miller's Mother Demands Justice At Hopkinton Rally
Barry said if you believe you have symptoms call your doctor, but don’t go in, in the event you may be infected.