Third measles case confirmed in Maryland

A third case of the measles was confirmed in Maryland Wednesday, the Department of Health reports.

Health officials say people who visited the following locations in Pikesville on Sunday may have been exposed to the viral infection:

If you have been exposed to the measles, the MDH is recommending the following treatments:

"It is concerning that three cases of measles have been identified in Maryland in such a short period of time," said Deputy Secretary for Public Health Frances B. Phillips, RN, MHA. "The measles virus can spread very easily between unvaccinated people, and there have been large outbreaks in several other areas of the country. Vaccination is the best way to stop additional infections. We are asking that Marylanders ensure they and their families are up-to-date on vaccinations against measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases."