Measles Comes to San Diego

Health officials in San Diego County have confirmed the first case of measles this year. The patient is an 11-month-old unvaccinated infant who had recently traveled to the Philippines. Babies typically do not receive the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine until they are 12 months of age.

San Diego Health and Human Services is now warning members of the public to be on the lookout for symptoms. The baby visited two Kaiser Permanente offices in San Diego while contagious. View the dates, times, and exact locations of exposure at NBC 7 San Diego.

There have been 65 confirmed measles cases in California as of August 7, 2019. August is National Immunization Awareness Month.