IL: State Warns of Potential Measles Exposure at O'Hare

Infectious Disease Alert Issued for Newark Airport Passengers

Infectious Disease Alert Issued for Newark Airport Passengers

The Illinois Department of Health is sending out a warning to anyone that was in Chicago O'Hare Airport on Wednesday, January 10.

The ill passenger is believed to have arrived in Chicago on an worldwide flight in Terminal 5 and left on a domestic flight from Terminal 1.

Travelers who were at the airport between 6:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m may have been exposed to measles and if infected could develop symptoms as late as January 23, according to the statement.

Health officials say those who may have been exposed are travelers who were at the airport that day between 6:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

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Last week, a female college student traveling from Mumbai, India, traveling to Indianapolis International Airport by way of Newark Liberty International Airport, was confirmed to have been diagnosed with measles.

Symptoms of measles are not always immediate, and officials have added that anyone who came in contact with the disease without being vaccinated could be at risk until January 31st. The passenger, who was infectious on that day, may have traveled to other areas of the airport. Of most of concern are people who have not been vaccinated. If they were infected, symptoms could develop as late as the end of the month.

Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus, according to public health officials. These include a rash that starts growing on the face or neck, then spreads to other parts of the body, a high fever, runny nose, coughs, and red or watery eyes. The Department of Public Health has asked anyone who was at the airport during that time to get checked.

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