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May 21, 2014

Map: Sites in Va., Md. and D.C. Added to Measles Exposure

Map: Sites in Va., Md. and D.C. Added to Measles Exposure

The Virginia Department of Health is expanding its investigation into a potential measles exposure in Loudoun and Fairfax counties.

May 7, 2014

Potential Measles Exposure in Fairfax, Loudoun Counties

Potential Measles Exposure in Fairfax, Loudoun Counties

People who have spent time in Fairfax and Loudoun counties recently may have been exposed to measles, health officials are warning.

Jun 18, 2013

Measles Alert for Dulles Airport Travelers

Measles Alert for Dulles Airport Travelers

A passenger infected with measles traveled through Dulles International Airport, prompting health officials to warn other travelers.

Mar 1, 2011

Measles Alert Expanded

Measles Alert Expanded

The woman with measles who traveled in to Dulles and then out from BWI also spent time in D.C.

Apr 20, 2009

Measles Scare in Metro Area Prompts Awareness Campaign

Measles Scare in Metro Area Prompts Awareness Campaign

Heath officals are warning the public about five cases of measles in the area.

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