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Person with Measles May Have Exposed Others at Los Angeles Airport

Los Angeles County health officials are warning of a potential exposure to measles after a passenger at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) also visited a CVS Pharmacy in Brentwood this month.

Officials confirmed Sunday that one infected person arrived at LAX’s Tom Bradley International Terminal on Jan. 12. The person, who is not a Los Angeles County resident, also visited a pharmacy at 11941 San Vicente Blvd. in Los Angeles the following day and again on Jan. 18.

The traveler was at LAX’s international terminal and baggage claim between 1:45 and 5 p.m. Jan. 12 and at the CVS from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 13 and again from 8:45 to 11 a.m. Jan. 18. Anyone who was in those areas at the airport or the pharmacy during those times is at risk of infection, according to health officials.

Read more at the Los Angeles Times

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