The number of confirmed cases in Clark County’s measles outbreak has risen to 49, according to a report released Monday by Clark County Public Health. Nine suspected cases were also reported.
The new number, which does not include a case in King County or one in Multnomah County, Ore., now includes an adult between the age of 30 to 39. Confirmed cases also include 34 children ages 1 to 10; 13 youths ages 11 to 18; and one adult between 19 and 29.
Of the 49 cases confirmed, 42 had not been immunized against the highly contagious virus. Immunization status could not be verified for six cases, and one case involved a child who had received only a single does of the MMR vaccine.
No new exposure sites were reported Monday. Visit this link for a list of exposure sites: www.columbian.com/news/2019/jan/29/measles-exposure-sites.
Clark County Public Health has only identified two new exposure sites since Jan. 29. Those sites are Minnehaha Elementary School, 2800 N.E. 54th St., Vancouver, from 3:45 to 7:45 p.m. Jan. 17, and Word of Grace Bible Church, 1317 N.W. 12th Ave., Battle Ground, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 20.