BOSTON (CBS) — Health officials have issued a warning after confirming the first measles case in Massachusetts this year.
The infected person recently visited Massachusetts from Europe, according to officials. It’s unclear whether the person was vaccinated.
Massachusetts Public Health Department released a list of where the infected individual went between May 1 and May 8, and consider the following possible exposure locations:
Sunday, May 1, 2016
- TRANSPORTATION: MBTA #1 Bus – Newbury St., Boston to Harvard Square
- Harvard Square: Shopped at J August, 1320 Massachusetts Ave.
- Cambridgeside Galleria
- Ate at Panda Express in the food court
- Shopped at Victoria’s Secret, Gap, Abercrombie & Fitch, PacSun
- TRANSPORTATION: Back to Boston via MBTA (Green line)
Monday, May 2, 2016
- Wrentham Village Outlet
- Ate at Unos Chicago Grill (at Wrentham)
- Shopped at Nike, Gap, Polo Ralph Lauren, and others
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
- Rockport Village, Rockport, MA
- The Pewter Shop
- Sea Star Gift Shop
- Brothers’ Brew Coffee Shop
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Wednesday Afternoon (Approximately 1:30 – 4:30 PM)
- Star Market at the Prudential (53 Huntington Ave. Boston, Massachusetts 02199)
- Nespresso Boutique Bar (7 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116)
Thursday, May 5 – Sunday May 8, 2016 Massachusetts General Hospital
- Patients and visitors known to have potentially been exposed will be notified by the hospital or the health department.
Measles symptoms typically appear up to 2 weeks after exposure. Symptoms include a cold with fever, cough, red eyes, and a rash that lasts a few days moves down the body.
Officials recommend anyone who may have visited the locations during the outlined time to call their local health department.