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Mar 5, 2015

05:01:55 GMT--Biological Hazard - North-America - USA



EDIS Number: BH-20150112-46636-USA

Date / time: 12/01/2015 04:35:16 [UTC]

Event: Biological Hazard

Area: North-America

Country: USA

State/County: State of California

Location: Anaheim [Disneyland Park]

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: N/A

Number of Infected: 130 person(s)

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: N/A



Description:



They all got sick for Mickey. The quantity of confirmed measles instances connected to Disneyland in southern California has a lot more than doubled considering that news of the outbreak broke final week. There are now at least 20 confirmed circumstances. The quantity of confirmed measles instances connected to Disneyland in southern California has a lot more than doubled considering that news of the outbreak broke final week. There are now at least 20 confirmed circumstances for recent Disneyland guests in four states - and that quantity could rise in the time you'd devote waiting to ride the Mad Tea Party. "The situation changes day-to-day, if not hourly," Anita Gore, spokesperson for the California Division of Health, told the Each day News. "Almost every time we test, there's a new case," she stated. The initial outbreak, reported on Wednesday, confirmed nine measles for recent Disneyland guests - seven people today in California and two in Utah. Considering the fact that then, the quantity of California cases has jumped to 16. The California Department of Well being confirmed 14 as of Friday, the last day it kept count, Gore stated. The Orange County Department of Well being reported an additional two situations. 1 new case was confirmed in Colorado on Thursday, and one more was confirmed in Washington the subsequent day. All of the infected visitors came to the park involving Dec. 15 and 20, according to the California Division of Well being. The Colorado patient was treated in a Colorado Springs hospital and is no longer contagious, according to a release from the El Paso County Well being. The Washington case is a teenager from Grays Harbor who was not vaccinated. She was treated in a hospital after returning dwelling, according to the Seattle Occasions. An infected, unvaccinated California woman also flew into Seattle right after visiting Disneyland in mid-December, the Seattle Instances reports. Disneyland Park in Anaheim, Calif. remains open as usual. Disneyland mentioned in a prepared statement Wednesday that it is working with the California Department of Well being in its investigation. The park has not created a statement about the raise in infections. A Disney rep told the Each day News the park has not however reached out to the sick guests. Since measles was eradicated from the United States additional than a decade again, Gore mentioned the Division of Health believes the outbreak came from either an international visitor or an American parkgoer returning from an overseas trip.



Event updates:

Situation Update No. 12 on 2015-02-28 at 05:01:40.

Situation Update No. 11 on 2015-02-20 at 12:17:22.

Situation Update No. 10 on 2015-02-14 at 05:43:23.

Situation Update No. 9 on 2015-02-10 at 04:20:22.

Situation Update No. 8 on 2015-01-25 at 04:43:18.

Situation Update No. 7 on 2015-01-23 at 04:39:40.

Situation Update No. 6 on 2015-01-22 at 04:41:54.

Situation Update No. 5 on 2015-01-21 at 04:39:25.

Situation Update No. 4 on 2015-01-19 at 04:10:12.

Situation Update No. 3 on 2015-01-18 at 05:22:13.

Situation Update No. 2 on 2015-01-17 at 14:24:52.

Situation Update No. 1 on 2015-01-12 at 18:51:37.


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