Suspected Case of Measles at Middlesex Hospital

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    Middlesex Hospital has notified the state Department of Health about a suspected case of measles in the hospital’s emergency department on Sunday.

    Middlesex Hospital released a statement that says hospital officials “became aware very quickly of a suspected case of measles in a patient in the Emergency Department”  and isolated the patient as a precaution.

    The hospital has notified the Department of Public Health and is taking “all the necessary steps to address the situation,” the statement says.

    In April, a state department of health news release says there had been three confirmed cases of measles in the state.

    For more on symptoms, what you can do, see the state Department of Health Web site


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