washington measles

New measles case confirmed in Seattle nurse

SEATTLE (AP) - Health officials say a new case of measles has been confirmed in a Seattle nurse.KOMO-TV reported Monday that Seattle Children's Hospital officials say the nurse contracted the disease from a patient who was being treated for measles at the facility.The hospital says the patient was in appropriate isolation and the nurse was wearing personal protective equipment while caring for the patient.

2 new measles cases confirmed in Washington outbreak

SEATTLE (AP) - Health officials say two more cases of the measles - including one in an infant - have been confirmed in a western Washington outbreak.Public Health - Seattle & King County says a teenager who lives in King County visited the Auburn Community Center July 6 while infectious and before the teen was diagnosed. Officials say the teen lives in a household of a person who was previously diagnosed.