Skip to comments.Health officials say 5 cases of measles confirmed in Texas
Posted on 02/06/2019 8:34:06 AM PST by bgillEdited on 02/06/2019 10:39:49 AM PST by Jim Robinson. [history]
Health officials say five cases of measles have been confirmed in southern Texas, including four children under the age of 2. The cases, which were announced Monday, include three in the Houston area, one in Galveston County and one in Montgomery County. A possible sixth case in Texas is awaiting lab confirmation. The announcements come as a measles outbreak hits the Pacific Northwest, where more than 50 cases have been confirmed. Officials urge vaccinations for the contagious virus, which was eradicated in the U.S. in 2000 as a result of immunization but arrives periodically with overseas travelers. The Houston Chronicle reports health officials were told the four children who fell ill had received their first of two measles vaccines. The second is given between the ages of 4 and 6.
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Measles in Texas. Horrors. We all gonna die.
Wonderful. I have a two month old baby. Even if we push it up, it will be months before he can get his MMR vaccine.
Might be illegals, or might be anti-vaxxers. We give a lot of free medical care to illegals in Houston through the Harris County Hospital District’s Gold Card program.
I’d like to know the last names of the patients.
“arrives periodically with overseas travelers.”
Mexico and Central America are not “overseas” from Texas, unfortunately. We have various viruses that appear in Texas schools every January when the huge illegal alien population comes back from holiday visits with the relatives south of the border.
Some children die, but they’re just American children and don’t get the anguished sympathy that the Democrat media lavished on the two children who died because their unfit parents forced them on a 3,000 mile caravan to sneak into the US.
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