Measles Discussion On Valley Edition
On Monday a child care center in Santa Monica closed after a baby there contracted measles. It’s just the latest case in California – at least 92 since December – that has health officials worried about a possible widespread outbreak.
Last week the measles concern hit Fresno County after officials revealed that a man with the virus visited the third and fourth floors of Community Regional Medical Center, as well as Fashion Fair Mall and Winco Foods on Kings Canyon and Peach between January 22nd and 25th.
So what does this mean for you? In this segment we speak with two health experts about the local response to the measles outbreak:
· Sara Bosse from theFresno County Department of Public Health.
· Dr. Dee Lacy from Kaiser Permanente’s medical center in Fresno.