MI: Measles Warning Issued for Detroit Airport Fliers

March 15, 2018

A confirmed carrier of the measles disease passed through the Detroit Metropolitan Airport on March 6, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday.

And if you passed through the airport that day and have never been immunized against the disease, be wary of any symptoms developing soon.

A person carrying the disease traveled from India to Detroit, agency spokeswoman Lynn Sutfin told The Washington Post, but she declined to provide the gender of the person. The individual was mainly at customs and the baggage area in the north terminal, posing the most risk for anyone who was there from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., the agency said.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2018/03/14/measles-warning-issued-for-detroit-airport-fliers-after-disease-travels-from-overseas/?utm_term=.b3dae68fec65