Measles Warning in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

A warning about possible measles exposure in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut has been issued by health officials.

They say two tourists from Europe visited a Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness in Brooklyn last Sunday and then went to Watchtower Jehovah's Witness facilities in Tuxedo Park and Patterson, New York, CBS News reported.

People who may have had contact with the tourists and have measles symptoms should talk with their healthcare provider, local clinic, or emergency department before they seek care in order to prevent the spread of measles, health officials advised.

Measles symptoms include fever, rash, cough, conjunctivitis, or runny nose and typically appear 10 to 12 days after exposure, CBS News reported.

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