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Measles case confirmed in Delaware child

Friday, January 27, 2012

Public health officials say a case of measles has been confirmed in a 6-year-old Clayton girl.

The Division of Public Health says the illness was diagnosed by the child's doctor on Jan. 13 and lab tests confirmed it on Jan. 23. The girl was not hospitalized and she has not suffered any complications.

Officials say the child's school, Caravel Academy, has been notified.

DPH has only confirmed five cases of measles in Delaware since 1995.

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