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Boston resident diagnosed with measles; first case in city since 2013

A Boston resident was identified with measles Sunday, the town’s Public Health Commission mentioned Wednesday in an announcement.

“During the infectious interval, the person went to places the place different folks might have been uncovered,’’ the assertion mentioned. “This is the primary confirmed case of measles in a Boston resident since 2013.’’

The fee mentioned it urges “anybody who doesn’t know their measles immunization standing to get vaccinated with at the very least one dose of the Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) vaccine. Those who’ve had measles up to now or have acquired two doses of measles containing vaccine are unlikely to grow to be ailing even when uncovered.’’

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