Quick Read: Travel to Super Bowl, Come Home with Measles?
Of the 200,000 people at the Indianapolis Super Bowl Village last Friday, one of them had measles. Now, Indiana health authorities are alerting anyone who may have been there to be aware of symptoms, although it’s unlikely very many people will contract the illness.
INDIANAPOLIS – A person diagnosed with measles may have exposed others at Indianapolis’ Super Bowl Village to the disease, according to Indiana health officials, who say they’re not yet concerned about a widespread outbreak. Two cases of measles have been confirmed in Hamilton County, with another two suspected in Boone County.
Lisa Aliferis is the founding editor of KQED's State of Health blog. Since 2011, she's been writing stories and editing them for the site. Before taking up blogging, she toiled for many years producing health stories for television, including Dateline NBC and San Francisco's CBS affiliate, KPIX-TV. She also wrote up a handy guide to the Affordable Care Act, especially for Californians. You can follow her on Twitter: @laliferisView all posts by Lisa Aliferis →